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Invest Well. Live Well: How to reduce risk and increase investing success

Invest Well. Live Well: How to reduce risk and increase investing success

These past few months have been a white-knuckled ride for investors. The world markets sold off sharply in a matter of weeks as the global economy went nearly full stop in efforts to curb the COVID-19 pandemic.
Despite pandemic, new business busier than ever

Despite pandemic, new business busier than ever

Welcome to Startup Story, a six-part series in which we will follow a new business through its startup and the trials and tribulations of a new venture over the course of a year.
Métis entrepreneurs get financial help to make their dreams a reality

Métis entrepreneurs get financial help to make their dreams a reality

The chance to make a difference. That’s the purpose behind the Métis Financial Corporation of BC. And it’s why Evan Salter believes he serves as its CEO. “There’s a great deal of satisfaction knowing you can help people.
Invest Well, Live Well: Our top tips for executors

Invest Well, Live Well: Our top tips for executors

Being appointed as an executor is an honour and tremendous responsibility. When asked after the fact, most executors would never want to do it again because of the time, energy and personal liability.
Invest Well. Live Well: Our investment philosophy and 10 core beliefs

Invest Well. Live Well: Our investment philosophy and 10 core beliefs

As a parent, I believe we want to instill certain virtues and values in our children.
Invest Well. Live Well: Fifteen tips for estate planning

Invest Well. Live Well: Fifteen tips for estate planning

My father-in-law, Bryan, had two main loves in life: his family and golf. Sadly, a few years ago, he was diagnosed with terminal cancer and was gone within a few weeks. He left this world too soon, but lived a good life with no regrets.
Invest Well. Live Well: Help with emotional investing

Invest Well. Live Well: Help with emotional investing

According to the World Economics Forum in 2019, every day on average there are 306-billion emails, 500-million tweets and 3.5-billion Google searches. I would venture to say those numbers have increased due to the COVID-19 crisis.
Invest Well. Live Well: The importance of dividends in 2020

Invest Well. Live Well: The importance of dividends in 2020

Globally, stock markets are off from between 20 per cent and 25 per cent from their highs in February. This decline has been the fastest market drop of 20 per cent in history. Consequently, many investors are questioning their strategy.
Learning how to manage debt and finances during COVID-19

Learning how to manage debt and finances during COVID-19

The impacts of COVID-19 are widespread, affecting the financial stability of all Canadians
Invest Well. Live Well: Where is the bottom?

Invest Well. Live Well: Where is the bottom?

The year 2008 was a momentous and memorable year for me. I married my wife, Erin, and we headed on our African honeymoon to the Serengeti and to climb Kilimanjaro. During this, the financial crisis ensued.