Why Your Pension will NOT Protect your Investments when the Market Crashes | 05

Reason #5 — No Clear Investment Strategy This isn’t just present within pensions but with almost all actively managed funds.  The fundamental piece that is missing from most investment processes is a ...
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Why Your Pension Will NOT Protect Your Investments when the Market Crashes | 04

Reason #4 – Not the Right Investment Tools in the Tool Belt Just as a home builder should never build a house with a set of hand tools, an investor ...
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Why Your Pension will NOT Protect your Investments when the Market Crashes | 03

Reason #3 - Investments are Too Closely Correlated to the Stock Market Surprise newsflash…MARKETS HAVE RISK. Okay, not surprising perhaps. So why do so many investment managers fail to plan ...
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Why Your Pension will NOT Protect your Investments when the Market Crashes | 02

Reason #2 - 96% of Mutual Funds Don't Match the Performance of the Market over 10 years  Every time we share this fact with investors they have the same exact ...
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Why Your Pension will NOT Protect your Investments when the Market Crashes | 01

Reason #1 - FULL of Proprietary Investments Chances are if you are participating in a company pension plan then you are subject to a suite of investments that are either ...
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Dividends and Earnings Growth is all you get

It still surprises me how many people don’t clearly understand where a return on investment comes from. Let’s take the equity markets.  Many people understand that stock prices increase and ...
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Missing Best Trading Days

So you think you can time the market? Or perhaps you feel that you know someone that can.   They may even be a financial professional, investment advisor, or money ...
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Would you pay $80 for a Café Latte?

Yikes!   My friends… I need to share a little simple math with you that almost every single Canadian over looks when considering buying mutual funds inside their investment portfolios. You ...
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5 ways to ATTACK the cost of your accounting fees?

Understand exactly what and how you are charged. Most people have no idea how they are charged by their accountant or tax professionals.  If you are like many, you simply ...
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Why has your advisor not offered Labour Sponsored Investment Funds to you?

This always puzzles me  …  Especially if you are from Saskatchewan.   Because Saskatchewan Labour Sponsored Funds have an amazing track record in comparison to their peers nationally. AND…most importantly ...
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Barbell SaskWorks Venture Fund Investments to Reduce Risk

There are effective ways to safely reduce the risk profile of SaskWorks Venture Fund investing for individuals with particularly low risk tolerances. Specifically, consider the following scenario: A young investor ...
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“Double Dipping” on Tax Credits

Investors are eligible to receive a 35% tax credit on the original purchase of eligible SaskWorks Venture Fund shares in Saskatchewan (this is in addition to any RRSP tax savings ...
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