One of the most popular movies of 1987 was RoboCop, set in a dystopian Detroit in the year 1990 and featuring a combination of man and machine built to eradicate crime and bring the city back to its former peaceful state (Yes, Detroit).
People think that you only need a will if you have lots of money and/or if you really want to control who gets what when you’re gone. The fact is, as soon as you have some financial assets of any amount, you should consider doing a will, even if it’s just a simple and inexpensive one to start.
I know that Star Wars happened a long, long time ago but there are still some valuable lessons to be learned from the galactic empire and its unlikely heroes.
Ever have a bad day at work and catch yourself daydreaming about what it’ll be like when you finally retire? Sure, everyone does.
Life is expensive and without some form of post-secondary education it’s nearly impossible to get a job that will cover these expenses. That’s why so many parents start saving to help educate their bundles of joy while they are still, well, bundles of joy. But what is the best way to save?
If you are looking for a financial advisor (and if you are we hope you aren’t one of our clients), you may find yourself drawn more to the sales pitches of the advisors you should avoid, than to the sincere words of a potentially great advisor. Here’s five questions you might want to ask to help sort that out.
Much ado is currently being made about who can/should call themselves a “Financial Planner,” and it is safe to assume that this will continue to be a very hot topic as the financial services industry tries to keep pace with a rapidly changing regulatory environment.
One of the most common questions asked to financial advisors is something along the lines of “should I be paying off my mortgage, or putting money into my RRSP?” If that’s a question that keeps you up at night, then the answer is almost certainly, “Yes.”
Game of Thrones is back with a new season and I’ve never seen winter welcomed so heartily in the midst of summer. Looking at the show from a financial perspective one notices that there is a lot to be learned from the residents of Westeros and surrounding area about finances.