Compelling Reasons to Hire a Financial Advisor

Compelling Reasons to Hire a Financial Advisor

It’s not uncommon for people to hesitate when it comes to hiring a wealth advisor or financial planner. The hesitancy is often due to the fact that many people think it’s counterproductive to spend money to have someone else help them make, manage or grow their...
Should You Really Be Walking 10,000 Steps Per Day?

Should You Really Be Walking 10,000 Steps Per Day?

The Lancet is an eminent journal of medical research and opinion. A study into the relationship between walking and longevity, headed up by Amanda Paluch of the University of Massachusetts Amherst, investigated the proposition that 10,000 steps per day leads to an...
Take a Hike… at Night

Take a Hike… at Night

There is a growing trend towards hiking in the evening—something that can be an enchanting experience Writer Lilia Menconi, whose brief essay on the subject was published recently in The New York Times, is an aficionado of night hiking in part because she lives in...
The Old Age Security Pension & You

The Old Age Security Pension & You

An Important Discussion About the Increase in Old Age Security (OAS) Pension Payments Employment and Social Development Canada announced the following in July 2022: “The Old Age Security (OAS) pension has permanently increased by 10% for seniors aged 75 and over. This...
Expectation Management in a Low Investment Returns Environment

Expectation Management in a Low Investment Returns Environment

Many financial advisors would likely agree that client expectation management is one of the thorniest problems they face. After all, people have questions about how their money is performing and what lies ahead. Two common queries: Will the market go up or down?...