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What happens when advice breaks up with investments

Advisors get proactive and creative

Client confidential: Celine Hui

A 25-year-old with a savings plan

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How to educate clients about prenups

Practical tips for advisors to implement

Dealers still doing inadequate KYC, finds IIROC

IIROC’s priorities for the year ahead include compliance around CRM2, pre-trade risk controls, cybersecurity and online advice. The self-regulatory organization (SRO) released its annual Compliance…

  • By: Staff
  • January 18, 2018 August 21, 2018
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Get your CE credits before year’s end

The IIROC cycle ends Dec. 31, 2017

  • By: Staff
  • December 15, 2017 September 6, 2018
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U.S. millennial advisors adopting financial planning services

On average, a millennial advisor offers 5.1 planning services, compared with 4.6 for both gen X and boomer advisors

  • By: Staff
  • November 30, 2017 August 21, 2018
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Questions to ask an aspiring small business owner

In the first 10 minutes of a meeting, your client says: We went leaf-peeping on the Cabot Trail. We had a great time but our…

How the industry can protect vulnerable investors

Six recommendations to help firms, advisors and clients

  • By: Staff
  • November 16, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 12:06

How are you preparing for succession?

How are you preparing for succession? Pravin Kumar First vice-president and portfolio manager, CIBC Wood Gundy, Vancouver I’ve been working for 23 years, so I’m…

climbing on an artificial training wall

Training: Not only for rookies

Veterans explain how they support new team members

  • By: Katie Keir
  • November 14, 2017 September 7, 2018
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Help clients handle child custody

Scenario: Gwyn and Farid* of North Vancouver have divorced, with a court awarding them joint custody of their 12-year-old daughter, Ashley. Problem is, the couple…

  • By: Allan Tong
  • November 14, 2017 August 21, 2018
  • 14:06

Travel like a pro in your client’s private plane

Travelling by private jet is—literally—the height of luxury. A private aircraft lets flyers control their own time (and take full-sized toothpaste tubes in their carry-ons).…

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Looking at a PowerPoint alternative

Part of providing value to clients is presenting information clearly, visually and concisely. Many advisors rely on PowerPoint for such presentations, but there’s another option…

  • By: Kevin Cork
  • November 14, 2017 September 7, 2018
  • 14:03

How advisors can benefit from AI

Learning to delegate tasks and ask the right questions

How to holistically stress test client portfolios

Go beyond the numbers

How being an advisor affects personal financial goals

It can make goal-setting easier

Expert confidential: Kelley Keehn

Occupation: Financial literacy advocate, speaker and author of nine personal finance books. Consumer advocate for the Financial Planning Standards Council (FPSC) and member of the…

What financial concept don’t you understand?

Aaron Dalton, 44, Gamer and coder, Calgary From financial podcasts, I started hearing a lot about passive investing as a way to avoid mutual funds…

Help a business owner who experienced a data breach

The situation Your client calls in a panic, saying she noticed suspicious activity when using her computer, and fears her company may have suffered a…

CE course: Personal tax season — Are you ready?

Take this CE Course, which consists of a slide presentation and accompanying audio.

CE Course: 34 ways to be a better advisor

The authors identify 34 concrete, detailed strategies to improve client relationships, perform better discovery and give better advice.

Rebalancing act: Estimating the value added through portfolio rebalancing

Raymond Kerzérho, director of research at PWL Capital, shows how to measure the impact of portfolio rebalancing on return and risk.