Articles under “financial advisors”

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Don’t Do As I Do: (Canadian) Financial Advisers Edition

Financial decisions are among life’s most complex decisions, which is why many people turn to professional financial advisers for help. While the profession has its supporters, it also has a large group of critics.

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The Tyranny of Compounding Costs

Fees compound over time, just like investment returns. But rather than push the value of portfolios higher over the long run, fees do the exact opposite.

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How do I know my financial advisor is doing the right thing?

How do I know my financial advisor is doing the right thing? The recent significant drop in world financial markets has created a lot of anxiety – especially among people new to investing.

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Indexing and the 2014 “Stock-Picker’s” Market

In January of this year it was widely believed 2014 would be a “stock-picker’s” market. While the S&P 500® index of large U.S.

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