H&M Financial Blog

Seniors can protect themselves against get-rich-quick fraud artists

The following post is courtesy Brian Kieran at www.betterthan50.com by Brian Kieran If a retirement investment looks too good to be legitimate, it probably isn’t. It’s as simple as that, but hundreds of Victoria area investors – mostly seniors who could ill afford to be wiped out – ignored this truism between 2007 and 2010 and… Read more »

How High is Too High?

The following commentary is courtesy of Cardinal Capital Management Inc., the sub-advisor for the VPI Canadian Equity Pool and the VPI Canadian Income Pool. The opinions, market outlook, and asset allocation strategies are those used in the design of the mutual funds they manage that we utilize in client portfolios. During the last month the… Read more »

A Monthly Rent Cheque

From the Canadian Investment Guide 2013 – Jade Hemeon The following commentary is courtesy of Dynamic Mutual Funds. The opinions, market outlook, and asset allocation strategies are those used in the design of the mutual funds they manage that we utilize in client portfolios. Oscar Belaiche, vice president and portfolio manager at Toronto-based GCIC Ltd., spent his… Read more »

The Value of a Financial Plan

The following is courtesy of the Financial Planning Standards Council. Financial Planning Standards Council’s (FPSC®) purpose is to instill confidence in the financial planning profession by establishing, enforcing and promoting appropriately high standards for financial planners in Canada. We are concerned that many Canadians are not receiving the financial planning help they need. We believe… Read more »

Rule #1: Buy Quality

The following commentary is courtesy of Cardinal Capital Management Inc., the sub-advisor for the VPI Canadian Equity Pool and the VPI Canadian Income Pool. The opinions, market outlook, and asset allocation strategies are those used in the design of the mutual funds they manage that we utilize in client portfolios. What could be more obvious… Read more »