October 2, 2019

The monthly gains in September appeared to have all but disappeared today! October should certainly be fun!

#RECESSION

FOMC is the Federal Open Market Committee (aka the Fed) or the group that sets interest rates in the US. Here is a comment from John Authors of Bloomber...

September 1, 2019

Welcome to September!


For those of you that like summer, my condolences, it's officially over. For those that prefer the fall, congratulations, you are almost there. I'm in the former category.

Questions continue to abound about what this market will do next. Or more sp...

August 1, 2019

#Markets

The fed cut rates by a quarter point. Not enough for Mr Trump or the markets yesterday. Are we still in for a recession? recovery?

#Kawhi

Alas it didn't work out i.e. Kawhi Leonard and the Raptors...so financially what does it mean for Kawhi if he had played in T...

July 15, 2019

I recall having to read Death of a Salesman in high school. Don't remember much, a little depressing perhaps but in hindsight I wonder how much estate planning they did based on the title...I don't think that was the focus. So I'm sure this simple list is only a google...

July 5, 2019

The Markets

Despite the fears, despite the highs, despite the political turmoil, the markets continue to rise! A great month of June but what does that mean for July?

Estate Planning

I'm sure this already exists somewhere but here is a list of to-do's as you get older...o...

June 7, 2019

I bought myself a new toy this week.

My wife isn't happy.

My 19 year old is over the moon.

My 16 year old is in the basement playing Fortnite and has no clue.

I bought a motorcycle.

I caught the bug last summer when my nephew brought his Yamaha R3 motorcycle to the cottage...

September 11, 2018

Aaron Rogers just signed a $100m+ contract with the Green Bay Packers.

Kawaii Leonard could receive $190m over 5 years from the Raptors!

Mike Trout of baseballs' LA Angels will receive $32m in 2018.

What's my point?

I should have been a professional athlete! 

BUT I'm 5' 8 1...

February 1, 2018

The other day someone asked me if their portfolio (investment plan RSP, TFSA, RESP, Life insurance) was maximized for purposes of reducing or keeping taxes low.

I smiled.

Next to my family and my health, I would have to say that my number one priority in life is to give...

December 1, 2017

So the markets have not settled yet. Here is a little insight from the various people in the industry that share their thoughts with me:

  • Lots of cash and growing on the sidelines, the inevitable correction, still expected but yet to appear, what will be the trigger?...

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