2023 - Third quarter

June 30, 2023 | Joshua Brown

Friends of ours were heading out of town for the weekend and needed help with their little ball of energy, cute, six-month-old puppy, Cheesy. I had not taken care of a dog before and thought it would be a fun and an interesting experience. How hard could it be?

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2023 - Second quarter

June 30, 2023 | Joshua Brown

I woke up and I am falling…floating high amongst the clouds and looking down at a river flowing peacefully through the sloping hills of the canyon below. Am I am dreaming? I hear a voice calling my name, ‘Joshua...Joshua’ and I realize I am being shaken back and forth like a bobble head and suddenly remember where I am…in a plane…hanging upside down.

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2023 - First quarter

March 31, 2023 | Joshua Brown

While most kids were dreaming about being whisked away by prince charming, travelling through space, or walking with the dinosaurs, I was busy worrying about my financial future, kind of like Alex P. Keaton (played by Michael J Fox) from the classic sitcom Family Ties.

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2022 - Fourth quarter

December 31, 2022 | Joshua Brown

The economy was hit with a hurricane in 2022. Interest rates rose at the fastest pace in 50 years

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2022 - Third quarter

Sep 30, 2022 | Joshua Brown

The FED has pivoted this year from zero interest rates to the fastest pace of interest rate hikes in 50 years.

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2022 - Second quarter

June 30, 2022 | Joshua Brown

Half of the NASDAQ Index consists of technology stocks that reached extreme valuations last year. The average stock in the NASDAQ Index has fallen 50%.

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2022 - First quarter

March 31, 2022 | Joshua Brown

On January 1st 2021, the 5 Year Government of Canada bond rate was 0.4%. Less than a year and half later on March 31st , 2022 it was 2.49%, an increase of over 500%.

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2021 - Fourth quarter

December 31, 2021 | Joshua Brown

Canada has borrowed more money under our current Prime Minister than all previous Prime Ministers of this country in the last 154 years… combined.

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2021 - Third quarter

Sept 30, 2021 | Joshua Brown

25% of all money in the United States did not exist a year ago

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2021 - Second quarter

June 30, 2021 | Joshua Brown

Over the past 100 years, there have been 5 periods of time when investors made no money over a decade in a traditional balanced portfolio of 40% bonds, 60% stocks.1

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2021 - First quarter

April 30, 2021 | Joshua Brown

I became a millionaire at age 23. It was a lot easier than I thought.

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