Where's the beef? The 2017 Federal Budget

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Mar 27, 2017

Thankfully, after reviewing the 2017 Canadian Federal Budget, there is not a lot to report. This reminded us of the Wendy’s commercial from 1984 that many of us remember with its popular catch phrase,... Continue reading

Trump: Raising Uncertainty 140 characters at a time

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Mar 03, 2017

Here we go! Off into the uncharted waters of 2017. Although there is certainly a lot to be cautious about this year, we also see many reasons for being optimistic. On the Economy and Markets… The first... Continue reading

With Change Comes Opportunity - What to do in preparation for 2017

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Dec 15, 2016

We realize that at this time of year, shopping for Christmas presents and making sure the eggnog is nice and cold in the fridge takes priority over all else. However, this post may give you something ... Continue reading

A Trump Victory in the US Election

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Nov 09, 2016

I suppose that by now we should expect the unexpected. A victory last night by Donald Trump in the 45th Presedential election of the United States was not what we were bargaining for, but it is now a ... Continue reading

A chat with Philip Petursson, Chief Investment Strategist at Manulife Investments

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Oct 04, 2016

We recently had the opportunity to ask Philip some of the questions we have been hearing a lot over the last few months. We hope that you will enjoy Philip's perspective and direction as much as we do.... Continue reading

Investors in search of 7 minute abs

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Aug 22, 2016

Just as rich pessimists don't exist, nor do riskless investments that provide a reasonable positive return. When you see an advertisement promising great returns with no risk, listen to the voice inside... Continue reading

Brexit

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Jun 24, 2016

During the past few weeks, market followers were focused on an unknowable outcome and then hypothesizing on what the impacts will be from that unknowable outcome. What a crazy way to invest. The same ... Continue reading

Should you cash in and sell your house now?

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Jun 16, 2016

The topic of real estate prices in the Greater Vancouver Area is one of the most debated topics in BC. Are we in an overpriced market? Is this rapid price increase sustainable? Will government enact policy... Continue reading

May Flowers

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on May 10, 2016

May Flowers Are Here!   For those of us in British Columbia, we have been extremely fortunate to have enjoyed some early summerlike weather. We hope that everyone has been able to get outside to enjoy... Continue reading

Investing through the ages

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on May 10, 2016

This is a fantastic piece that was put together by our friends at Edgepoint Wealth Manangement. How we think about our financial lives in our 20's is no doubt a lot different than the thought process ... Continue reading