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Optimism is high that tax cuts, public spending and less regulation will prime the U.S. economy's pump. But with U.S. employment and debt already high, inflation looms. In addition, some other regions face tough challenges

  • January 15, 2017 January 20, 2018
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Uncertainties include Trump's promises to tear up trade agreements and household debt that continues to climb

  • December 22, 2016 January 22, 2018
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Various strategies are available for building an investment portfolio that is sensitive to the environment

  • November 25, 2016 November 25, 2016
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Advisors suggest clients' portfolios should hold two to three years' worth of withdrawals in liquid or guaranteed investments. Opinions vary on the percentage of the portfolio that should be in cash

  • November 11, 2016 November 11, 2016
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In an ideal world, retirees would not need to use home equity to fund their retirement. But, for many people, their homes will be their biggest asset when they retire and they may need to realize some of that equity. Indeed, more than a third of Canadian retirees say that they expect to use home […]

  • November 11, 2016 November 11, 2016
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Three tech giants jockey for position in a sector that's characterized by rapid growth and rising revenue

  • November 11, 2016 January 22, 2018
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Recent reforms designed to contain corruption and limit government spending could set the stage for further gains this year

  • October 31, 2016 January 22, 2018
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Three of the Atlantic provinces, hobbled by debt and population losses, resorted to tax hikes in their latest budgets

  • October 12, 2016 October 12, 2016
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Skyrocketing home prices in Vancouver and Toronto are attracting the attention of the CRA, which is boosting its surveillance of the higher-value transactions to look for unpaid taxes. Keep your clients informed of the rules

  • October 12, 2016 October 12, 2016
  • 23:00

A significant drop in house prices would be needed to trigger major loan losses for these alternative mortgage lenders

  • October 11, 2016 January 22, 2018
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