What happened to all the top mutual funds?

Whatever happened to the top-performing mutual funds of 1994? Would they have made good investments over the past 25 years?...

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What's the alternative?

Aversion to investing in stocks can only be rational if there truly is an alternative to invest in. Is there an alternative?...

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The Death of Equities

40th Anniversary Special...

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Why Index?

Many people espouse index funds because of their low cost and the overall less-than-stellar track record of active management. Well, here are a few more reasons why indexing trumps active investing....

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When should I start my CPP?

I get this question a lot, more than any other retirement planning question. There’s no clean-cut answer, as everyone’s situation is different. Here are some things to consider....

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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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