Hundreds of high profile economists and forecasters regularly predict the direction of stock markets. It is incredible how often they are wrong.
Canada is still one of the worst with respect to mutual fund fees,
The country’s financial advisors ate what they cooked. When they placed their clients into expensive funds, claiming that the results would justify the extra cost, they sold their own beliefs
Recessionary periods are a necessary evil in a financial system such as ours to wring out the excesses in the economy. Recessions can be devastating for certain people through job loss and the failure of businesses. But even an economic downturn can have some positive implications. Please see the original post from A Wealth of... Continue Reading →
Despite claims that Managed Mutual Funds will outperform Index Funds in a down market (TSX -8.8% in 2018), the vast majority still managed to underperform the market in 2018.
Welcome to the Ninth edition of this seminar exclusively for members of the Ottawa Branch of the National Association of Federal Retirees (NAFR).
The Bucket Plan, an excellent how to book by Jason L. Smith describes a simple and effective system to allay the fears of retiree investors, by ensuring that they will have enough cash for their needs, and avoiding the need to sell investments when markets tank.
In February 2018 Vanguard Canada launched all-in-one complete Balanced Portfolios that you can purchase by entering one ticker symbol.
Blackrock's I Shares have just launched the second group of All-In-One Balanced ETFs in Canada. Vanguard was first with its Asset Allocation ETFs launched last February.