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As more investors buy equities, gold’s safe-haven status is set to fade further next year.

  • December 17, 2013 August 21, 2018
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Most people underinsure their art collections, make sure to use an insurance company that knows what it’s doing.

  • October 4, 2013 August 1, 2018
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Investing in art has great tax and estate advantages. Here’s how to start collecting.

  • September 30, 2013 July 17, 2018
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Whoever says paper assets are poor investments hasn’t considered comic books. Once regarded as disposable literature to keep kids busy, comics are now serious investments for millions of collectors.

  • September 4, 2013 August 21, 2018
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Stories abound about tokens of childhood pursuits netting later-life windfalls. Collecting baseball cards is one obsession that’s consistently paid off. And if you play yours right, you can knock one right out of the park.

  • August 6, 2013 August 21, 2018
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Collectible cars are rolling pieces of art that can be both enjoyed and exhibited. They can also be a safe place to park longer-term capital.

  • August 6, 2013 August 21, 2018
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Financial services consultant Jeff Thompson* was crossing the U.S. border a few years ago when his vehicle was surrounded by armed border guards and his entire family ordered to step out. They told him his youngest son shared a name with a fugitive.

  • July 22, 2013 August 21, 2018
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Every day, more than a thousand Canadian boomers turn 65. The trend is expected to continue for the next 17 years.

  • July 17, 2013 September 6, 2018
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Choppy economic waters are rocking the retirement boat forcing an ever increasing number of Canadian retirees to return to the workforce. And a higher-than-expected inflation rate of 3.3%, as reported by Statistics Canada, doesn’t help matters.

  • July 8, 2013 September 6, 2018
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Beauty may only be skin deep, but for Parham Aarabi, 36, it’s a multimillion-dollar business. His software lets users see the results of cosmetic corrections without the pain of the procedure.

  • June 4, 2013 August 21, 2018
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