Mind & Body

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...

Maximizing the Emotional Return on Your Money

Elizabeth Dunn, a Canadian author and University of British Columbia psychology professor, says, “Money can both aid and impede the pursuit of happiness.”  Dunn...

After a Setback, Here are 5 Ways to Bounce Back

Just when you think you have it all figured out— kaboom. Whether you’re facing a mid-life or mid-career crisis, emerging from a health scare, or...

Does More Money Mean More Happiness?

Can money buy happiness? There’s a wealth of research to shine a light on this fascinating topic. A 2010 study by Princeton University professors Daniel...