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From the Moment You Read this Headline, You have 48 Hours to save $323,654.40

By Randy Cass on February 14, 2018

Remember the old Mission Impossible television show? You know the ones when the critical message warns the listener that they have 10 seconds until the tape self-destructs? Would you be surprised if I told you that cinematic moment has more in common with financial success than almost any other video about investing you’ve ever seen? 

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Stick to the Plan: How to Ride Out a Bear Market

By Admin User on February 1, 2018

Being surprised by a stock market crash is a lot like being surprised by the first snowfall of the season. It’s winter! It happens every year! We know this, and yet every year there are those people that throw their hands up at the first sign of snow, acting genuinely surprised. Like they never saw it was coming.

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Have RRSP? Travel More

By Admin User on January 25, 2018

For many Canadian retirees, travel to sunny destinations during the cold long winters are on top of their bucket list. And who can blame them, particularly when winters can be more stressful for seniors. To ensure your RRSP can fund travel costs, you need to make sure you save enough and that you're invested in the right portfolio. Here are some tips to get you started.

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Interest Rates Changed - Should Your Investment Portfolio?

By Admin User on January 20, 2018

This week, the Bank of Canada bumped up the interest rate by 0.25%, to 1.25%. While this decision shows that our economy is strengthening, it raised some concerns among investors, particularly those who own bond funds, also known as fixed income. 

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And Then What Happened Podcast With Sean Wise

By Admin User on January 14, 2018

Dr. Sean Wise comes with a list of titles and accomplishments including lawyer, author, professor, investor, mentor and the list goes on. Today he’s most well known as a leader in the Canadian Start-up community as the National Fellow for Startup Canada’s Startup Communities.Over the next hour you’ll hear how he has had to overcome a learning disability and how he was able to prove everyone wrong on his way to success.

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How to Enjoy Your Ultimate Me Time

By Admin User on January 10, 2018

What would you do if you finally had all the free time you wanted to enjoy the activities you never had time for? This is what your retirement should be, a period for you to enjoy your time. But to really enjoy it, you need to plan now (the sooner the better). Unfortunately, many Canadians nearing retirement are not prepared.  According to a recent Ipso poll, nearly half of Canadians 55 years and older don't have a retirement plan. In this blog post we look at the value of time and some easy steps to get started on creating a retirement plan. 

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And Then What Happened Podcast with Michael Wekerle

By Admin User on January 3, 2018

In Canada, Wekerle “Wek” is a bit of a celebrity. In the 80s and 90s, he earned a reputation as the greatest trader on Bay Street with elephant-like memory. Later, he leveraged his Bay Street smarts to foray into a few new ventures. Today, he’s a Dragon investor on the hit CBC show Dragons’ Den. In our inaugural podcast with Randy Cass, Michael speaks candidly about what drives him to succeed, overcome struggles and become a better person.

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Bitcoin or Blockchain - Which Will Be a Game Changer?

By Admin User on January 2, 2018

It seems everyone is talking about bitcoin. While the future of this digital currency is still uncertain, the blockchain technology supporting it seems more promising. So, we think some more attention should be paid to this new technology as it may change the way businesses around the world operate. 

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Nest Wealth is Hiring!

By Admin User on January 1, 2018

We’re on a mission to change the entire investment industry for the better, and you could be part of it. We’re looking for talented, passionate, creative and motivated individuals. Want a chance to work with a fun, innovative and fast-growing team? We’re looking for you!

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3 Questions to Help You Decide Between an RRSP and TFSA

By Admin User on December 29, 2017

Both an RRSP and TFSA accounts provide tax shelter for your savings. But contributions and withdrawals from RRSP and TFSA accounts are treated very differently tax-wise. This is why you should consider a few basics factors before deciding which account type is right for you.

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