Investing

Risky Business—What’s Your True Comfort Zone?

The biggest problem with the investment industry is sometimes we need a special dictionary to understand what’s really being discussed. Take the word “risk”,...

Good Value Hunting

It’s said that to be a successful investor you need to possess two things: the right process and the right temperament. Let’s tackle temperament...

Investing 101

Getting started with in investing can be intimidating. One solution is to start small and scale up as you gain experience and confidence.   Gimme Shelter:...

Invest in the Best: Wine, Jewels, Art, Land, and Music

Should the average investor consider investing in some of the less traditional asset classes? Sure! Regardless of the prevailing interest rate environment, it almost...

How Much Cash Do You Need?

Investors may have been lulled into the false impression that stock markets only go one way – up. The past 5 years were dream...

The Low Down-Are High Returns from Equity at Risk?

According to a 2016 McKinsey report, investors may need to start lowering their expectations due to anticipated diminished returns. So, what to do? Spend...

Feeling Hormonal? Why Women Make Better Investors

According to a recent study commissioned by the Bank of Montreal, only 16% of Canadian women consider themselves aggressive investors (compared to 30% of...

How Couples Can Successfully Build Wealth Together

Divide and conquer? Splitting household responsibilities between spouses might seem more efficient, but some things are just too important to leave to someone else. Key...

Picture Perfect: Is Buying Art the Best Investment?

Celebrities and social climbers collect Warhol but what did Warhol collect? “Keep the coffee tins—aluminum might go up!” “Keep the batteries—copper might go up!” According to Bob...