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Investment Planning

2024 TFSA Limit and Insights

The new Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) contribution limit for 2024 was released last month, and it is $7,000, bringing the TFSA dollar limit from $88,000 to $95,000 (assuming you were 18 in 2009).  The TFSA is an amazing account for Canadians, but for many new...

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“Comparison is the Thief of Joy”

As you (hopefully) find time for relaxation in the last few weeks of summer, we wanted to leave you with some food for thought and a timeless reminder of successful long-term investing:  Reviewing a portfolio too often isn’t good for you OR your portfolio...

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Equities & Expectations

We spend a lot of time speaking about managing emotions and investor behaviour. Setting expectations is a big part of that. Now, why would setting realistic expectations be so important to our client’s long-term experience?

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The First Time Home Savings Account (FHSA)

Canada announced a brand-new account for Canadian Residents to save for their first home purchase, which began April 1st 2023. The Tax-Free First Time Home Savings Account (FHSA) adds yet another financial account acronym for Canadians to wrap their head around. So...

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The Year Ahead

The last 12-15 months have undoubtedly tested investor’s patience. Many factors – inflation, rising interest rates, and choppy equity markets are seemingly converging all at once, which has led to the abundance of recession headlines for 2023.   In times like...

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Slow & Steady Wins the Race

In North America, the majority of investors get their financial market updates from television and news media sources. Inevitably, that means over the past couple weeks your morning headlines (which are primarily geared to the USA) would have read something along the...

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Crazy Time – Crazy Charts

It is a crazy time right now with wars, record fuel prices, supply shortages, rising interest rates, and the most overvalued housing market in the world (to name a few!).  We could write paragraphs on how each of these would impact (or ultimately not...

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The Importance of A Long-Term Investment Philosophy

As we talk to investors, we find that many of them behave the same way.  That is they behave like speculators and primarily focus on the price of what they own.  They forget to look “under the hood” to understand the value of what they own.  This seems to be because...

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One Year Later

On March 20th 2020, the S&P500 index (a main stock market reference to judge the US economy) was down 34% from its previous high reached that February. During that span, we witnessed one of the most volatile stretches in stock market history.  The pandemic...

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Steps to Lower Your Income Taxes Next Year

Income tax season is now upon us… the time of year where your mailboxes have filled up with tax slips and receipts as you gather your documents to prepare your 2020 tax returns. We can hear the angst in client’s voices when they ask our advisors “so, do I owe more...

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It is our strong belief that to be successful in reaching your goals it is necessary to have a plan in place and to follow a process. That is, to make your life and financial decisions not by accident but by design.

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“Those who understand it, earn it..”

With the NHL playoffs beginning a few weeks ago, no doubt many of you witnessed the continued obsession self-directed platforms put on “Retiring 30% Wealthier”. If you have seen these ads, it would...

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