Carlo Cansino


Why RRSPs?

It’s that time of the year again when millions of Canadians make the mad rush to contribute into their RRSPs. For those that have not contributed throughout the year via a pre-authorized contribution plan, are subject to the anxiety that comes with “waiting until the last minute”. Still, we make it through and manage to …

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Bad News Bonds?

“I understand that bonds prices go down when interest rates go up and vice versa. That said, should I still be holding bonds in my portfolio?” We hear this question in almost all client meetings. Investors are conditioned to believe that bonds are only good in falling interest rate environments. With all the talk about …

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As I write this, the TSX has closed down 300 points and the Dow has closed 350 points. I’d say that it was a bad day in the market. It’s a good thing that nothing has changed in my financial situation or with my financial plan. Therefore, I plan on doing nothing. As an investor, …

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The global stock market has enjoyed a great run up over the last 18 months. However, in the first week of April, in true stock market fashion, we saw a sharp pullback in stock and commodity prices. It is at these moments (dramatic change in the direction of the market), we are reminded that investors …

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