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Ming & Associates - Independent Financial Consultants
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Biggest risk to retirees

Demographic and economic structural changes have elevated longevity risk when planning for retirement. Retirees are simply living longer! Today, retirees are rightly concerned with the risk exposure of their portfolios. Many investors spend considerable time looking for portfolios that meet their downside risk tolerances (i.e. they want to minimize short term losses).  Unfortunately, the focus […]

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The Green Rush

Some investors may view others moving towards a new investment idea as a “rush” and a great chance to cash in on a hot new industry.  The classic investor emotion of “fear of missing out” has yet again taken control of those looking to invest in the soon-to-be legalized cannabis industry.  The accelerated growth of […]

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“Obvious” Investment Truths (explained)

The more we watch the media the more important it is to remind ourselves of what constitutes proven investment truths.  We would like to give credit to an article by Ben Carlson at www.wealthofcommomsense.com for putting together 36 investment truths that serve as a good reminder from time to time.  Listed below are a few […]

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THE BIG SIX BANKS WILL FLEECE YOU—IF YOU LET THEM

An article with this title was published in the March 20th Edition of the Globe and Mail.  The reporter, Rob Carrick wrote about how the Financial Consumer Agency of Canada outlined in a report issued in mid March that the Big Six banks are sharply focused on selling products and services, and that there are […]

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New Years Resolution Psychology

Research has shown that about half of all adults make New Year’s resolutions. However, according to Mark Griffiths, Director of the International Gaming Research Unit and Professor of Behavioural Addiction at Nottingham Trent University, fewer than 10% manage to keep them for more than a few months. In a recent article he suggests that based on […]

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