Your investment portfolio and your closet have more in common than you think

Every spring, your closet gets an overhaul, so why not your investment portfolio? In doing so, you can achieve clarity on how much risk you’re taking, a realistic idea of the growth you can expect, and the confidence that comes with knowing you actually have a strategy, rather than a heap of investments that resemble […]

Investors benefit from having a ‘private’ eye

The premise behind Modern Portfolio Theory is that there may be significant benefits to an investment portfolio when it includes asset classes that are not correlated to each other.

Multi-unit housing market is primed for profit

For the first time since the mid 90’s, Canadians are beginning to wonder if house prices will ever go up again.  Over the 12 months ending July 2018, the New Single-Family House Price Index has been basically flat; increasing by a meager 0.5% and actually experienced five months of zero growth and one month of decline.

What goes up must come down: Think beyond traditional stocks and bonds

As we continue to ride one of the longest bull markets in stock market history, we have all been asking the same questions: when will it end, how bad will the downturn be and how do I protect or at least insulate my client’s portfolio from it?

The Canadian island you’ve never heard about

Since 2005, the demand for housing in the Greater Toronto Area (“GTA”) has been rapidly outpacing supply. This is primarily a result of the limited amount of developable land due to what has been otherwise known as the ‘island’ effect.

Private Equity: An Introduction

Private equity has gained a great amount of influence in today’s financial marketplace, but surprisingly, many investors are unfamiliar with it, potentially causing them to miss out on investment opportunities.

Compounding: The Only Certainty in Investing

We live in a world where computer-generated investment algorithms, jumpy traders selling stocks due to tweets by the US President, talking heads and savvy gurus confidently explaining why their last set of predictions were so wrong, and copious amounts of data wash over us like a never-ending tidal-wave.

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