Istanbul in 2 Days

Okay, one more Travelblog and then I’ll get back to blogging about personal finance....

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Jordan Travelblog

To change it up a little, I thought I’d depart from my usual personal finance and investing blogging, and share some of my recent experiences traveling in Jordan....

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Does Active Investing Work in the Information Age?

Marketing from mutual fund companies seems to suggest they can still consistently beat the market, but can they really. Are they really even? Or is it an illusion?...

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The Real Cost of Robotic Advice

Relying on robotic bank employees and actual online robo advisors can cost you a lot more in the long run than you think....

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Why Elementum Growth?

Why did I create a discretionary portfolio for my clients on our Private Investment Management platform and what's it all about?...

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What is an ETF?

Surprisingly I still get asked this question a lot. Okay, at one point ETF might have been industry gibberish, like PPN, CDO, or FTLP, but by today I’d think the acronym ETF has reached the same recognition by the average retail investor as GIC....

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Finding a Good Advisor

While you can pick up two apples in the produce section of your grocer and make a determination of which is better, it's not so easy in the financial advice industry. This is an update to a post I made 3 years ago with updated links and resources....

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Happy 10th Birthday TFSA!

Wow, 10 years just flew by! January 2009 feels like it was just yesterday......

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2018 Market Review

It's once again time for an annual market review. I do these reviews annually (find links to previous years at bottom) more for orientation purposes than to either dwell on the past or prognosticate the future....

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Investing Is Like Gambling!

There are some real analogies to be made between investing and gambling....

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