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Invest Well. Live Well: What are your investing blind spots?

Invest Well. Live Well: What are your investing blind spots?

Who hasn't made a poor decision in life? Perhaps you ate ice cream instead of dieting or binged on Netflix when you should have been doing your taxes (personally guilty).
Invest Well, Live Well: When did you last check under the hood of your investments?

Invest Well, Live Well: When did you last check under the hood of your investments?

We've used the analogy that investing can be like a road trip. It can be fun, exciting and, sometimes, you take a back seat and let someone else drive. Others dislike road trips and try hard to avoid them.
Invest Well, Live Well: How to Tell a Stock's Future Value?

Invest Well, Live Well: How to Tell a Stock's Future Value?

In the world of investing there are many different styles and strategies; however, when investing in stocks there are typically two primary ones: Growth and Value.
Invest Well, Live Well: Dividends Key in 2019

Invest Well, Live Well: Dividends Key in 2019

Globally, stock markets are off 15%-20% from their highs. Many investors are questioning their strategy. Rising interest rates and trade tensions have pulled down reliable dividend stocks.
Invest Well. Live Well: New Year, New You?

Invest Well. Live Well: New Year, New You?

New Year's Resolutions. Love them or hate them, it is the time of year many of us make goals to change for the better.
Invest Well. Live Well: Seven year-end planning tips

Invest Well. Live Well: Seven year-end planning tips

This time of year, many of us are making a list and checking it twice, but there are also a few financial checklist items that we feel you should consider: 1) Charitable giving: While charities require year-round generosity, the need seems to be more
Invest Well. Live Well: The fear of missing out

Invest Well. Live Well: The fear of missing out

Kids often want to have the latest and greatest gadget and are often motivated by the fear of missing out. Lately, it seems many investors have the same affliction when it comes to cannabis stocks.
Invest Well. Live Well: Stocks down, bonds down — where to turn?

Invest Well. Live Well: Stocks down, bonds down — where to turn?

Generally, the investment world can be split into two mainstream terms — stocks and bonds. Investors typically split their money between these two based on their goals, knowledge and comfort.
Invest Well. Live Well: Why due diligence matters

Invest Well. Live Well: Why due diligence matters

Recently, we travelled to the southern U.S. to attend a conference about private debt, hosted by a company I will call ABC.
Invest Well. Live Well: The biggest mistake an investor can make

Invest Well. Live Well: The biggest mistake an investor can make

Canadian stocks have been struggling this year. At the time of writing, the TSX excluding dividends is down 0.8 per cent (Thomson Reuters, 2018). Several other global stock indexes are also in the negative, adding frustration to investor’s returns.