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Do you need a financial advisor to start investing?
The investment industry has become increasingly complex with more choice and options than ever before. For many Canadians, the starting place might be to get some help from a financial advisor.  [more]
My Portfolio of ETFs
Everywhere I go, I have people asking me how I invest my own money and what kinds of things I invest in.  I’ve never had a problem sharing what I do, so I thought it would make sense to write about [more]
Try not to let capital gains tax prevent selling an investment
I often come across investors who are reluctant to sell an investment because of the associated capital gains tax payable. Whether it’s a stock or mutual fund they’ve owned for ages, a rental prop [more]
This post has been brought to you in partnership with Scotia iTRADE. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Scotia iTRADE. Most of us live our lives accord [more]
2017 is here which means the book is closed on 2016.  Let’s take a look at the world of markets and investments to see how everything fared for the year. Bonds continue to be boring It was a lo [more]