Shining a spotlight on two very worthy foundations, and news from the insurance industry.
Onwards and Upwards
Tis once again almost year-end and time to review the tumultuous past months that saw more than a few…
Kimberly Hu Amadori 2023 Women in Wealth awardee Q&A
Kimberly, Guardian Partners Vice President and Investment Counsellor, is a recipient of Wealth Professional Canada's Top 50 Leading Women in Wealth award for 2023.
GICs – a taxing opportunity cost?
At end of Q1’23, consumers accumulated record savings of C$2.06T in currency and deposits. Fixed-term deposits (i.e., GICs), have also spiked and stand at C$647B, also a new record.
Sooner? Or later?
An emphasis on outlook risks suggests that the name of the game is volatility, but …
One of the under-sung effects of economics is the ‘muddle through’ hypothesis. This states that economies have natural balancing mechanisms which usually prevent the worst from happening…
May the odds be ever in your favour
The truth is, the house always wins at the casino. In comparison, for financial markets, history shows that the odds favour investors.
Money Making Real Money
A goal for putting idle money into financial markets is to generate returns. Placing $1 under a mattress today is unlikely to buy the same goods next year.