How to invest during periods of high inflation

Inflation.  It’s the boogeyman, the grim reaper, the silent killer of investors’ retirement dreams.  A recent survey by Leger showed that 84% of Canadians are worried about inflation.  Another survey south of the border revealed inflation as the top concern for 2022 – ranking well higher than the pandemic.  And there is reason to be fearful.  Inflation represents a double-whammy…

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Should you invest in segregated funds?

Would you like an investment that has the potential to make you money with no risk? Who wouldn't? This is the sales pitch for segregated funds, and it sounds like a no-brainer. Unfortunately, while segregated funds make lots of money for the agents and companies who sell them, they are almost never a good idea for investors. Should you invest…

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Lessons from the COVID crash and recovery

Success is not the result of knowledge, talent, or even skill. These things help, to be sure, but the most important determinant of achievement is step-by-step improvement. It doesn’t matter how many times you fail, as long as you take those lessons and get back to it. It doesn’t matter if you start clueless and awkward as long as you…

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