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Bank of Canada – FSR Dec 2012

Back in April, I reviewed a document called the “Financial System Review”, published semi-annually by the Bank of Canada.  Due to the dire warnings contained therein, I thought it necessary to produce a more user-friendly summary of the information the Bank presented to the public.  The information the Bank provided was top-notch, though I disagreed with some of their interpretations. …

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Is it Time for a Testamentary Trust?

One thing that can go overlooked by many estate planners is the use of trusts. This is a pity, because …

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A Second Look at the CMHC

If the above quote doesn’t bother you, it should, because it represents a potentially massive amount of debt that will …

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Avoid the Landlord Pinch

If you’re an investor with significant real estate holdings, now may be the time to consider exiting this asset class …

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Can Precious Metals Save Your Portfolio?

With the recent market turmoil, investors of all types are increasingly turning to an asset class that has been out …

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