Investing behaviour gaps

Inspired by an article written by Tom Bradley here, Tom highlighted what academics and investing gurus have witnessed for years:  investor returns remain far worse than the products they invest in. Why the heck is that? There remains a ‘Behavior…
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…
2017 Predictions

Well, here we are…another year gone and new one begins. For the last couple of years, just for kicks, I made some financial predictions by looking into my cloudy crystal ball. Here is what I thought would happen in previous…
How to get the best term life insurance

For years some financial experts have suggested the most cost effective way to protect your family is through buying term life insurance – and investing the difference. Previous articles on my site have debated this but for us – term…
Victory Lap Retirement

Victory Lap Retirement At the Canadian Personal Finance Conference I attended last year, there was a great deal of money talk, presentations and discussions about retirement, early-retirement, and what you’re really working towards.  Many of the discussions circled back to…