Tag Archives: Toronto

Fixed-Income

Imagine a title:  "FIXED-INCOME:  Mr. HYDE becomes Dr. JEKYLL".   Or another sub-title could simply be, “Don’t lose our money!”  ...because that is exactly what can be at risk now with fixed-income investing.  Don't use the last thirty years as your guide because the rear view mirror is a dangerous guide to the...
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Flurry of Interest in …Financial Security

I'm amazed at the juicy ideas that grab peoples' eyes these days.  In the weekend Globe and Mail (here) Rob Carrick mentions the sudden flurry of interest in "annuities".   I'm not sure I'd call this a "flurry" but Rob is right ...there should be a flurry of interest!  While my...
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Investor Education Combats FRAUD

This recent story out of the U.S. is truly bizarre -- perhaps even beyond Bernie Madoff for its new heights (or depths) of deceitfulness!   How do such people live with themselves?  How do they not see the damage they've causing, the fear and affliction they're putting into the world around them?  Do...
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Real Estate Investing

This isn’t your hearth and home unless you have a rental suite attached.  I’m speaking of property that generates “income” as well as growth.  This reduces your risk, helps pay the bills, and makes you king or queen of your “castle”. Owning income properties, whether residential or commercial, can eventually make you queen...
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