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

What you need to know about the 2016 Federal Budget

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Mar 23, 2016

On March 22, 2016, Finance Minister Bill Morneau unveiled the first federal budget since the Liberal government’s election in October 2015. As with all federal budgets, the items introduced are proposals... Continue reading

Turbulence

Published by Tom Kelly on Feb 09, 2016

I often think about the travelling I have done in the past as I have been very fortunate to visit many wonderful and diverse places. In many cases, the harder it was to get there, the greater the experience... Continue reading

Comments on the recent market volatility

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Jan 11, 2016

2016 is off to a turbulent start due in part to the Chinese stock market and the slowing chinese  economy. Although we do believe we are seeing  a longer term trend of lower, more sustainable growth in... Continue reading

Clarification of TFSA limits for 2016

Published by Tom Kelly and Colin Dixon on Dec 08, 2015

The good news is that this year's increase in your TFSA contribution limit will not be clawed back. The bad news, although not a surprise, is that the contribution limit for 2016 will be reduced back ... Continue reading