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How to Avoid Being Catfished by a Financial Advisor

Trust means everything in a relationship. It is especially relevant when it comes to finances. You wouldn’t stay with a partner who takes advantage of you and your finances, right? You shouldn’t stay with an advisor who treats you the same way either. Financial matters can be as emotionally draining, destructive, and costly as anything else that we experience in our other relationships. An unscrupulous financial advisor can cause an unsuspecting client to be badly hurt or even completely wiped…


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Inflatable Monsters

Inflation. Since the pandemic, it’s the word on everyone’s mind. Debated by economists and the average person at grocery store registers all over the world. We’ve all heard it, but how many of us know how it works and how…


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Generational Wealth

According to Investopedia, generational wealth refers to “assets passed down from one generation of a family to the next.” These assets can be in the form of property, cars, precious metal and stones, cash, and even the family business. By…


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A Tinker vs. Tailor Approach to Your Pension

When you started your pension plan – be it individually or through your employer – you were probably handed a form with two options for your pension contributions: Option A – Fund Model allocation (check one box only) Conservative Model…


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Compounding Interest: The 8th Wonder of the World

Once upon a time, a white-haired old guy declared, “Compound interest is the eighth wonder of the world. He who understands it, earns it. He who doesn’t…pays it.” That old guy was Albert Einstein and, like many of his theories,…

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Retirement Hierarchy of Needs

In 1943, American psychologist, Abraham Maslow, wrote a paper titled A Theory of Human Needs. He suggested that there are five levels to human experience and certain needs that underpin each level of that experience. He theorized that the needs…