Helen Burnett-Nichols

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Helen is a freelance writer specializing in news and feature articles on a variety of business, legal and investment topics. Her work has appeared in publications such as the Globe and Mail, National Post Legal Post, Fund Strategy magazine, Canadian Lawyer magazine, Benefits Canada and the Hamilton Spectator’s Hamilton Business magazine. Prior to embarking on a freelance career, Helen was the Community Content Editor for Stockhouse.com, and she previously worked as Associate Editor of Canadian Lawyer magazine/Law Times newspaper. Follow her on Twitter @helenbnichols

A Safety Drill for Your Investments

During the past nine years, investors have watched their portfolios grow steadily thanks to the bull market, which, according to MacKenzie Investments, has seen...

Heads or Tails: Do You Have a Gambling Addiction?

Gambling is easily accessible, a popular escape and many Canadians believe they are just one win away from the jackpot. But when it becomes...

Is Marriage the Key to Financial Success?

On paper, marriage looks like it fosters financial well-being —one set of shared expenses, often two incomes — this should be the ticket to success,...

The Gig-Economy and Retirement Planning

When you’re employed by a company, there’s a chance you’re getting a bit of a boost when it comes to investing. Maybe there’s a...

Sweet ‘n Low: Is Cost the Only Factor in Investing?

When it comes to investments, no one wants to have her return eaten up by fees over the years — so, logically, it always...

Is the Multi-Advisor Approach Best for You?

For many investors, diversification is key – a mix of equities, fixed income and cash based on your risk appetite. But when it comes...

TFSA Tax Tips: Part Two

Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) have been touted as a great vehicle to save for the long term, while sheltering and protecting your gains from...

TFSA Tax Tips: Part One

In the decade since Tax-Free Savings Accounts (TFSA) were introduced, many Canadians have welcomed this new way of sheltering their hard-earned money from tax...

Point(s) Taken

Odds are, your wallet or smartphone is bursting with them: Loyalty cards — those promises of free groceries, travel and other bonuses. But are they...