Self-directed investing 101

The investment industry has evolved – that’s a great thing for investors.  We now have more choices than ever before regarding where, how much, and how often to invest our money.  With more choices available to us however that can…
Saving and investing resources for newbies

Every month the My Own Advisor inbox gets emails from readers who are just starting out on their investing journey.  Again, thanks for your emails folks and keep them coming. It’s been some time since I’ve shared some of my favourite…
What to buy with $1,000 to invest?

I read some interesting advice in this Globe and Mail article recently – what to buy if you only have $1,000 to invest. Some experts said investing in global equities will offer the most diversification.  I would agree investing abroad…