Sometimes branding is everything in life. Life insurance didn’t take off until they changed the name from death insurance. Escargo sounds more appealing than eating snails. Global warming might be more concerning to more people if they called it planetary destruction or something that’s not so warm and fuzzy. Budgeting probably has the worst branding… via... Continue Reading →
In these perilous times, a well thought out asset allocation strategy is crucial.
The Stock Market Bear That Began 19 Months Ago
As we had suggested in the MoneySense Best ETFs for 2019, the One Ticket Asset Allocation ETFs are a game changer. An investor can enter 4 letters and purchase a well diversified and re-balanced portfolio at the risk level of choice. There’s really no reason to hold high fee mutual funds. You can access a… via... Continue Reading →
"All the positive forces that propelled the equity markets earlier this year have fallen off the table.
A recently released study by the OSC has concluded that many investors receive very little advice for the fees that they pay to investment advisors
With Canadian and US stock markets at all-time highs and up about 15% so far in 2019, many investors are wondering if it is time to sell some stocks
Ray Dalio, Co-CIO of Bridgewater Associates, one of the largest and most successful hedge funds in the world, has written an excellent treatise on what he sees happening to investments in the near future.
Bond yields have been collapsing clear across the world. And if history is any guide, the rapid decline is a function of undeniable economic weakness. Consider the correlation between bond yields and time-tested measures like the Institute for Supply Management’s PMI. The 10-year U.S. Treasury yield tends to follow in the indicator’s footsteps. As the… via... Continue Reading →