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September Newsletter - Global Economy, Still good but not as good as it was

Published by Scott Blair on Sep 06, 2018

We are of the opinion that the current global economic conditions are likely to remain favourable over the coming six to twelve months. That being said, there is reason for caution. While recent investor... Continue reading

Impatience is Wasting Our Money

Published by Zoe Adrian on Aug 29, 2018

The pace of the world is getting faster and faster – we’re all trying to keep up.  I catch myself spending money to save time – buying lunch at work instead of making one in the morning (not my sharpest... Continue reading

Your Password Has Probably Been Stolen

Published by Zoe Adrian on Jul 16, 2018

Mine has (for my personal email).  So has everyone else’s here at the office.  How do we know?  You can check it out at a website:  Have I been Pwned.  Enter your email address there and you will be find... Continue reading

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

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