Allan Janssen

Allan has been a journalist for nearly 40 years, writing for daily newspapers, consumer magazines and trade publications both in Canada and abroad. He has been with Newcom’s financial team since 2020. Email him at

Students get inside look at financial services industry

450,000 students registered for this year's Take Our Kids to Work Day

By Allan Janssen | November 7, 2023

3 min read

IG Wealth launches advisory service for business owners

Led by David Turnbull, new service to provide transaction-based consulting services for mid-sized companies

By Allan Janssen | September 15, 2023

2 min read

TD forecasts ‘softish’ landing for labour market

Economists see unemployment rate of 6.7%, with job losses of about 50,000

By Allan Janssen | September 6, 2023

2 min read

Don’t give up on China, portfolio managers say

Targeted stimulus and consumer spending seen as keys to jump-starting economy

By Allan Janssen | August 25, 2023

3 min read

Planners need to see ‘the bigger picture’ on RRIF withdrawals, study says

Financial planners must consider the complexity of client circumstances, according to research from FP Canada's foundation

By Allan Janssen | April 26, 2023

2 min read

Client Confidential: Bruce Eccles

A retired entrepreneur talks portfolio mechanics

By Allan Janssen | March 31, 2023

3 min read

Client Confidential: Bob Lai

We talk to a proponent of the Financial Independence Retire Early movement

By Allan Janssen | November 7, 2022

3 min read

Navigating new economic realities requires active approach

Tying asset allocation to the economic environment can help advisors to manage risk

By Allan Janssen | October 18, 2022

3 min read

Cash instruments garnering attention in volatile market

ETFs built on high-interest savings accounts make sense to investors who need a place to park cash until they’re ready to invest again

By Allan Janssen | October 12, 2022

4 min read

How to stay the course in tough markets

Diversification, planning and time are an advisor’s best friends when volatility strikes

By Allan Janssen | June 21, 2022

3 min read

Client Confidential: Darby Lee Young

Level Playing Field founder discusses investing and accessibility

By Allan Janssen | May 9, 2022

3 min read