Mind & Body

What a Wellness Retreat Taught Me About Investing

If I were forced to choose between bread and roses, there’s a good chance that roses would win. A few years ago, I discovered...

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...

Great Returns, When You Invest in Yourself

The eminently quotable investor Warren Buffett said, “Someone’s sitting in the shade today because someone planted a tree a long time ago.” Wise investors know that...

Cat Call: Both Felines & Investors Suffer from TMI

Whisker fatigue? I think we can all agree that Brooklyn-style beards have become super boring, but that’s a story for another day. If you have...

Put Some Soul into Your Financial Goals

How are you? I asked my brother Paul this last week, and he quoted an article from Jamie Goode that had that question as the...

The ‘Get Down’: How to Live with Volatility

Last week my quarterly investment statement arrived. I flipped to the last page and there in italicized mouse-type was the tally. Given the recent performance of...

Brain Drain

Most of us avoid thinking about mental or cognitive decline. But as we age, planning for later life cognitive conditions may be as important...

Relax: It’s Good for Your Mind–And Your Wealth

Everyone is busy today. Ask anyone, “How are things?” and the answer is inevitably, “so busy!”. As investors, unless we’ve completely outsourced the management...

The Shape of Water and The Zen of Investing

With the New Year upon us, here’s a message from Ven. Samu Sunim, the founder of the Zen Buddhist Temple in Toronto on how the...