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What Can Make You a Better and Happier Investor?

Recording artist Daniel Powter was having a bad day – for much of the summer of 2006. At least that’s what his popular song called Bad Day told the world. Anyone who has invested in the stock market can sympathize because they, too, have probably seen their fair share of bad days. The market’s gyrations […]

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Why Does Buy and Hold Have to be Impossible?

Dr. Andrew Lo, a finance professor at MIT, recently shared his thoughts on a long-term, buy and hold strategy in an interview on MarketWatch: “Buy and Hold might sound like good advice because on paper when you take a look at the S&P over the last 10, 20 or 30 years the performance looks pretty […]

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The Millionaire’s Mind

The recent death of Dr. Tom Stanley, who was in the media recently as a result of being killed by a reckless driver, prompted me to re-read a book of his I had sitting on my bookshelf. I first read his book over 15 years ago, titled The Millionaire Next Door, which was published in […]

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Ontario Probate Rules Tightened

If you have been named an executor of an estate, the probate process has become even more onerous. For most people we would recommend you contact a good estate lawyer to help you through the process. Here are some of the details. Estate trustees in Ontario will now be required to report much more detailed […]

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When is a 5% return better than a 7% return?

In the quest to grow wealth, many people believe they have to seek out the highest possible return for a given level of risk. However, our experience has taught us that most investors often overlook their real objective… which is to generate the most money after tax. The first step to understanding this is to […]

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