The stock market is detached from economic reality. A reckoning is coming.

By Heather Boushey –Heather Boushey, president and CEO of the Washington Center for Equitable Growth, is the author of “Unbound: How Economic Inequality Constricts Our Economy and What We Can Do Read More…

6 things you may not know you can do with your RRSP

By Jim Yih An RRSP is a great way to save for retirement and cut your tax bill, but there are other ways you can use your RRSP to achieve Read More…

Why Should I Work With A Financial Advisor?

I was shocked when I read the following in the 2014 PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) study, Sound Advice: Insights into Canada’s Financial Advice Industry: More than 90% of all Canadian households have Read More…

Am I Over Insured?

“I’m worth more dead than alive!” If only I had a dollar for every time I heard that, typically from the male of the household. This is quite a commonly Read More…

Something Economists Thought was Impossible is Happening in Europe…Negative Interest Rates

Negative Interest rates?!  Economists thought these were impossible, so how are they happening now in Europe?  A simple case of supply and demand of government and some corporate bonds.  There Read More…

Time to Assess Your Financial Fitness

We’re into a New Year and looking to assess a lot of things in our lives, including keeping score of our financial fitness.  However, using things like the Dow Jones Read More…

Extreme Wealth is Bad for Everyone – Especially the Wealthy

If you want an interesting read this year, make it “Billionaires: Reflections on the Upper Crust” by Darrell M. West. This scholar, from the Brookings Institution, explores extreme wealth and Read More…

Depression Denial Syndrome

Paul Krugman’s New York Times’ Article discusses the “Depression Denial Syndrome” and how Bill Gross abruptly leaving Pimco is just one symptom of this syndrome that is plaguing major decision Read More…