Recent Blog Posts

Below is a collection of recent blog posts covering topics from personal finance to latest economic and market developments.  Choose a category on the right hand side if there's a particular subject that interests you.  If there is anything you'd like us to answer (and possibly feature on our blog) submit a question on our You Ask, We Answer form found at the bottom.

30 June, 2022

Weekly Update - Ugly first half comes to a close with both stocks & bonds down

Volatility has gripped markets this year on concern that hawkish central banks could tip the global economy into a recession. This is our weekly market update....

24 June, 2022

Weekly Market Update - Inflation hits 39 year high

On Thursday, Canada’s annual inflation quickened to 7.7% in May of 2022, the highest since January 1983 and above market expectations of 7.4%. This is our weekly market update....

17 June, 2022

Weekly Update - Central Banks Determined to Control Inflation, US Fed’s largest hike since 1994

North American markets faced a harsh reckoning Thursday following the U.S. Federal Reserve’s outsize rate hike a day earlier, with Canada’s main stock index dropping more than 600 points at closing time. This is our weekly update....

10 June, 2022

Weekly Update - US CPI hits 40-year high and the ECB signals liftoff with its first planned rate hike in 11 years.

North American stocks tumbled Thursday following the latest reminder that central banks now care more about fighting inflation than propping up markets....

08 June, 2022

Estate Planning: First Steps

Whether your assets are big or small, everyone can benefit from a formalized estate plan. Developing an estate plan involves preparing and providing instructions on how you would like your estate affairs managed and assets distributed....

03 June, 2022

Weekly Update - Inflation remains top of mind as the BoC hikes rates another 50 bps and the Fed embarks on Quantitative Tightening

US stocks snapped a two-day slide to rally ahead of Friday’s nonfarm payroll report, as traders expect to see cooler labor demand, which could alleviate some inflation concerns....

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