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You Can Make a Difference

Published by Zoe Adrian on Jul 10, 2018

We all know someone we would like to help, someone with a disability.  Sometimes it’s hard to know the best way to do this but what’s better than helping them build for the future?   Ask them if they ... Continue reading

July Newsletter - Hope for the Best but Prepare for the Worst

Published by Scott Blair on Jun 29, 2018

It is now time. It would seem we are the brink of a global trade war spawned by a headstrong President in the United States. Said person runs on gut feel and not education, intellect or experience. Naturally... Continue reading

What Now Brown Cow?

Published by Scott Blair on May 09, 2018

We know that many are now questioning the longevity of the equity market run while the bond markets appear to be challenged in the face of rising rates.   We have all just gone through a ten-year bull... Continue reading

Is this the Top?

Published by Zoe Adrian on Apr 05, 2018

We continue to see market volatility.  We know some of you find these times particularly anxious and worry about what you should be doing.  We may be nearing a market top – should you be selling?    Market... Continue reading

March Newsletter - Spring housecleaning

Published by Scott Blair on Mar 23, 2018

Spring is a time when we look at everything anew.  Time to get rid of the old baggage and address those things that we have been putting off all winter.  These are the things that nag us in the middle... Continue reading

Performance Following Corrections Tends to be Quite Strong

Published by Scott Blair on Mar 05, 2018

US stocks just logged one of their worst monthly performances in over two years. More important, volatility has returned following several years of remarkably low levels. Understandably, this has rattled... Continue reading

Dying isn't cheap

Published by Scott Blair on Mar 02, 2018

Attached is a short video that walks through each of the costs associated with kicking the bucket, and a potential solution to save money for your heirs. The expression we like is that "You don't want... Continue reading

February Newsletter - Scott's Memories of Black Monday

Published by Scott Blair on Feb 13, 2018

This month's Newsletter is a bit more personal than most. On October 19, 1987, Black Monday, I was on the bond desk.  We had spent the summer setting up Freedom Bond brokers as a business and I ran the... Continue reading

January Newsletter - 2018 Looks Good, but not All Good

Published by Scott Blair on Jan 23, 2018

First the Facts   Let’s start with the facts, then move to the bad news and then the good news. Below is a picture of the Dow Jones Industrial Average over the last 10 years. From the high in May of 2008... Continue reading

Who wants $25 bucks for free?

Published by Scott Blair on Jan 08, 2018

Hi all. This may seem like an odd blog post but it's worth $25 to you. Loblaws is the subject of a class action suit for allegedly price fixing the sale of bread through their outlets between January ... Continue reading