Do you know how much your investments are costing you? I wouldn’t be surprised if you didn’t. I was pretty clueless waa a ay back when I started investing my hard-earned cash in a basket of mutual funds — they came highly recommended by a friendly financial advisor, after all. And fees? What fees? My […]Read more "Investing fees that eat your savings"
Lately, the stock markets remind me that everything goes in cycles and what goes down also comes up. You hear a lot of different predictions, opinions and forecasts but really no consensus. There’s so many different investments to choose from. All this can lead to more confusion and anxiety. What should you do with your investment portfolio? […]Read more "Principles of Investing"
Ever since Steve Covey wrote The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People (he sold over 15 million copies), people have been coming up with lists for all kinds of success, including financial success. The reason is simple. There are characteristics common to those who are successful, no matter what arena you’re looking at. So, are […]Read more "8 Keys to Financial Success"
Are you in need of reliable plumber in Regina, but you just don’t know how to make sure that you’re choosing the best one? Have you received suggestions from just about everyone you know, but you’re still reluctant to make a decision? Well, if you’re living in Regina, SK, and you’re having trouble settling on […]Read more "Hiring Plumbers"
When I first became interested in indexing, someone recommended William Bernstein’s The Four Pillars of Investing. Originally published in 2002, the book has become a classic for its insight and wisdom, and for Bernstein’s entertaining, no-nonsense style. But as much as I loved Four Pillars, the 330-page tome wouldn’t be my top pick for a […]Read more "Note to Young Investors"
The Bank of Canada (BoC) meets this week and while the Bank is not expected to move its policy rate, it will also release its latest Monetary Policy Report (MPR). I read the MPR it with interest because it gives us the Bank’s views on the state of our economy and includes projections of where […]Read more "All Eyes on Bank of Canada This Week"