Financial Perspective

These Are Interesting Times Indeed

NOTE: You have two choices. I have written this article to address some of the more frantic questions I have received in the last 6 weeks on matters of finance, the economy and the market and what to consider next. Choice 1 – Reading and understanding the entire article will take you about 30-45 minutes.…

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Why Government Fights the Entrepreneur

Politics is boiled down to a bunch of people who want to make decisions about your life. Politicians leaning on the right typically want to determine what your personal life looks like. Politicians on the left typically want to determine what your financial life looks like. Governments who are left such as any NDP party…

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At What Cost? Series: On Opportunity Costs

  Part 2 of a 2 Part Series Building wealth isn’t a set it and forget it kind of deal – it’s a decision that’s made every single day and it all starts with a good education. There are of course, many financial strategies that are out there for building wealth. However, as Roberta Kiyosaki…

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At What Cost? Series: On Interest Costs

Part 1 of a 2 Part Series Building wealth isn’t a set it and forget it kind of deal – it’s a decision that’s made every single day and it all starts with a good education. There are of course, many financial strategies that are out there for building wealth. However, as Roberta Kiyosaki says…

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Empower, Educate, And Act

So, we’re listening to the radio the other day and the commercials come on – yeah, I know that’s old school radio for all you satellite radio listeners, but I’m just feeling lucky enough to at least have a car with a CD player in it. The point is we were shocked to hear an advertisement…

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Why I Left My Career To Pursue IBC Instead

  It has been over a year since I decided to step away from the career I had and to pursue other things in life. Some people have been wondering why I would do that if I’m just going to start another career, well I’ll try to describe why in this note. Even though I…

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What Rock Climbing Taught Me About Life

  My whole life I’ve always considered myself an average person. I had average grades, athletic abilities, height, style, looks, and interests. Anything you can think of really, I was probably average at.   The thing that I’ve come to realize in more recent years, however, is that I wasn’t average because I’m not good…

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4 Things To Be Aware To Get Out Of The Rat Race

  There are all kinds of opportunities out there for making money and it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement of it all. When we’re living in a culture of debt and insufficient savings, however, with Canadians spending $1.68 for every dollar they earn in 2016, is it just me or is there…

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A True History Of Life Insurance

Life insurance has been around a very long time and has not only an amazing history, but also an amazing track record.  No Canadian has ever lost a dollar due to a failed insurance company.   A question we like to ask our clients is simply this.  “If what you believe to be true turned…

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What Impact Does Fractional Reserve Banking Have?

  Now even in an economy that’s as well off as ours, the individual concern is still primarily one of money and finance. With great uncertainty about the future because of prices, inflation, debt, and unpredictable investments, we want to provide a “new” perspective on where money, banking, and life insurance institutions come from, how…

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