The ABCs of an RESP

Today’s Canadian students are paying through the nose for ever-higher post-secondary tuition. which is probably why so many Canadian graduates have regrets about student debt. In a way, that regret is actually a good thing. It means these kids take personal finances seriously and want to get on… Read more

More than ever, responsible investing is important

Canadians are big on Socially Responsible Investing (SRI). They’ve thrown $1.5 trillion at investments that are aligned with fighting climate change, promoting human rights and other causes. Cleantech investing is practically a textbook example of people putting their money where their mouth is when it comes to investing in their… Read more

Marijuana investing. The straight dope

Is all the buzz around marijuana investing deserved? How did the value of marijuana stocks get so high in the first place? Why are they currently on a bit of a low? And with valuations at a discount, is now a good time to get in on… Read more

Market Update. When the market is a yo-yo, play safe

Market Update. When the market is a yo-yo, play safe

In March, skittish investors continued to send markets up, down and all around. Facebook data shenanigans, Trump’s trade tariffs and other headline news rocked the boat. Individually, these events might have left stock watchers unfazed during the remarkable bull run of 2016-2018. After all, the economy in North America… Read more

Avoid market chills with all-weather portfolios

Avoid market chills with all-weather portfolios

Who likes risk? Nobody. Maybe you’ve already been through a market correction or two — and getting closer to retirement, volatility can make you antsy. You want a diversified, all-weather investment portfolio that protects your investment when you’re getting the blues from bad stock market… Read more

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