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What is a low-volatility investment?

Tips for managing risk in uncertain times

Ideas fly

Why bond markets go up and down

A look at the factors

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • May 8, 2018 September 7, 2018
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The reasons that markets move

Read our explainer articles to understand market ups and downs

  • By: Staff
  • May 7, 2018 September 10, 2018
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Reality of stock markets includes volatility

Stock markets are always moving, and that can be a good thing

  • By: Sharon Ho
  • May 7, 2018 September 9, 2018
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Fearing volatility? Here’s help

Tips for coping with unpredictable markets

  • By: Staff
  • April 9, 2018 September 10, 2018
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How advisors help in choppy markets

There’s value in having a financial advisor to guide you—especially when markets are bumpy

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Embrace volatility with dollar-cost averaging

DCA helps investors weather the storms of fluctuating prices

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Scared of risk? Thank your past

While 80% of Ontarians aged 18 to 36 save, only 47% invest

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Get finances in order for parental leave

Consider that your expenses will be higher since you’ll have an extra person to feed and clothe. Here's how Canada's EI program works

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What happens when advice breaks up with investments

Advisors get proactive and creative

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Why you can’t always rely on T-slips

If something looks off, double-check your slip

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How an interest rate rise affects prescribed loans

Watch for effects on spousal and employee loans

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What you should know before buying your first home

What to expect from your advisor as you go through the process

How ETFs choose their indexes

Index-tracking ETFs are exploding. Here's how they work

Financial advice for your favourite TV characters

Whether it's child support, estate planning, budgeting, succession planning or something else, there are lots of real-life lessons to learn from the troubles of our…

  • By: Staff
  • June 7, 2017 August 9, 2018
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How to read new ETF fact sheets

As a retail investor, there are a few things to look for when it comes to ETFs

How Game of Thrones’ Tyrion Lannister can capitalize on his cleverness

Now that he can’t access his family’s fortune, how can he secure his luxurious lifestyle?

2 Broke Girls don’t have to be broke

Advisor to Client asked two business planning experts how the friends can structure their two businesses for success.

Case study: When someone dies before making a will

What to do

How to claim the principal residence exemption

Be sure to comply with new designation rules

Tax filing for parents

How parents can file to benefit from a suite of tax advantages

  • By: Staff
  • May 15, 2017 May 15, 2017
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What to do about RRSP overcontributions

What you can do to minimize penalties

  • By: Staff
  • April 17, 2017 April 17, 2017
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Renovate your home for aging in place

Cost considerations for aging at home

Modern Family’s Claire Dunphy gets succession planning help

Though Claire, who is in her 40s, is years away from retirement, there are several reasons why creating a succession plan for the family business…

Why you need to build a company that can run without you

Entrepreneurs who are too hands-on can hold their companies back. How to let your staff make decisions without losing control.