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'What is going to happen' vs 'what has always happened'.

November 20, 2018

'What is going to happen' vs 'what has always happened'.

“Far more money has been lost by investors preparing for corrections, or trying to anticipate corrections, than has been lost in corrections themselves.” – Peter Lynch ​

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Retirement: your money gets dressed and goes to work for you.

November 06, 2018

Retirement: your money gets dressed and goes to work for you.

I like to conceptualize!  Every time one of my clients retires,  I like to picture the accumulated retirement savings of that couple waking up to an early morning alarm, getting dressed, and going to ...

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Norway's sovereign wealth fund.

August 14, 2018

Norway's sovereign wealth fund.

In 1990 the forward thinking Norwegian government  established the Government Pension Fund of Norway (also known as the  Oil Fund ) to invest the surplus revenues of the Norwegian petroleum sector. ...

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The worst trade in history.

April 10, 2018

The worst trade in history.

The Dutch East India Co. was the world’s first corporate powerhouse and laid the foundations for the modern multinational corporations of today. However, they are often remembered for trading away ...

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Tulip mania.

March 14, 2018

Tulip mania.

Tulip mania , (Dutch names include: tulpenmanie, tulpomanie, tulpenwoede, tulpengekte and bollengekte) was a period in the Dutch Golden Age during which contract prices for bulbs of the recently ...

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Being ready for retirement rule changes.

October 03, 2017

Being ready for retirement rule changes.

There is a common refrain we hear from our clients when planning for retirement. Many of our recommended strategies are designed to take advantage of tax breaks available to people leading up to and ...

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How a good financial adviser can help everyday people to retire?

November 03, 2016

How a good financial adviser can help everyday people to retire?

John had woken that morning to find that it was finally here… the day had come… he had turned 55. It suddenly dawned on John, a sales rep, that he had exactly 10 years to ‘make hay’ before his ...

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Retire in financial comfort - information evening.

April 07, 2016

Retire in financial comfort - information evening.

This seminar is designed specifically for those aged 50 and over, so if this isn’t for you, feel free to share this event with friends and family.

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Looking towards retirement? Don't miss these key dates!

February 01, 2016

Looking towards retirement? Don't miss these key dates!

Age 50 It’s a significant birthday but also culminates in a time where your earnings capacity is usually at it’s highest and your expenses are reducing in that your children have flown the coup (or ...

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How to choose the right financial adviser.

November 14, 2015

How to choose the right financial adviser.

Choosing the right financial adviser is one of the most important decisions you can make.  There are so many financial decisions that you will make during your lifetime, that it will be almost ...