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The Psychology of Investing

According to recent reports, investors using a U.S. discount brokerage platform are checking their portfolios at an alarming rate of seven times per day. It's not difficult to do. Today, often all it takes is one quick swipe on our smartphones....

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The Tax Benefits of Charitable Giving

Many of us wish to support charities that are important to us. In "doing good" it can also work to your benefit in theĀ form of a tax credit....

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Investing and the Art of Patience

It may be easy to overlook the importance of patience in investing. Instant gratification has become a way of life. We've been conditioned to expect instantaneous results through influences like on-demand television and one-click shopping....

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Four Reasons to Consider ESG Investing

Responsible Investing (RI) is quickly growing to become a standard. With accelerating commitments by policymakers and business leaders to address environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues, RI has gained a greater focus in the investing world....

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Cutting Through the Noise

How can we cut through the short-term noise so that we can invest for the longer term?...

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Digesting Currency Changes: The High Flying Loonie

Over the past year, the Canadian dollar (CAD) has been gaining strength. By the end of May, it had appreciated to reach a six-year high aboveĀ  0.83 U.S. dollars (USD). What's driving the loonie's flight?...

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Will Bitcoin Become the Next Gold?

As bitcoin continues to hit record highs, it has garnered much attention and fueled an ongoing debate: Is bitcoin the next gold?...

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Reminder - Invest in an RRSP

A reminder the RRSP deadline is approaching - here are some quick facts about these plans and how best to use them....

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Benefits of a Spousal RRSP

If you have a spouse/common-law partner, a spousal RRSP may provide an opportunity to income split if they are expected to be in a lower tax bracket later on....

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For 2021: Continue to Look Forward

Amidst the ups and what seem like mostly downs of 2020, there has been light shining from the North. Despite the difficult circumstances we have faced, there are many bright spots to reflect on as we look forward....

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