Posts Tagged ‘Investments’

Creating a Financial Roadmap for 2021

With the new year only two months away, I think it’s safe to say we’re over the physical, emotional, and financial rollercoaster of this past year and it’s never too early to start looking ahead to what’s next. Right now is the perfect time to re-evaluate your financial situation. After all, there’s nothing like a…

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Mutual Funds 101

  Mutual funds are the all-in-one package of the investment world and can hold stocks, bonds, money market instruments, and cash all inside one fund. As an investor, you can purchase units (or shares) of a mutual fund and gain exposure to the underlying investments all in one go, with the number of units you…

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Exchange Traded Funds 101

  Low fees, diversification, and liquidity are just a few of the buzz words that come to mind when describing this relatively new investment vehicle, the Exchange Traded Fund. Being traded on major stock exchanges (where the name Exchange Traded comes from), this fund gives new investment opportunities for both first time investors and professionals…

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Guaranteed Investment Certificate 101

  A GIC, or Guaranteed Investment Certificate, is a low-risk investment that is basically the next step up from a savings account at your local bank. Instead of depositing money as you would into a savings account for the sake of saving at a low interest rate, when depositing money with a GIC, you are…

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What Should I Do With My Money?

  “Advice is something you ask for when you secretly already know the answer.” – Mike Rowe   What should I do with my money? It’s something we’d all like an answer to and as financial advisor, I hear this all the time. The truth is, however, there’s no one size fits all solution to…

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