Budget Surprise

Mar 25, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
The new Liberal government delivered its first federal budget on March 22nd in Ottawa this week. While you’ve probably seen plenty of media coverage, I thought you would appreciate an overview of how some of the budget items relate to investments and...
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Common Confusion

Mar 18, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
Every year or so, someone will send me a text or an email that says, “Happy St. Patty’s Day!” and depending on my mood I’ll reply in some witty manner about how a “patty” is actually a hamburger or that “Patty” is probably a nice lady who “prefers Patty...
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Living the retirement dream

Mar 11, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
Last weekend, Mark and I got on a plane to visit the in-laws in Florida and to play “retired” with them for a few days. For the past 3 years, Tracy and David have put their snowbird wings on and flown to Sebring, Florida to their lively retirement community...
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Super Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday...

Mar 04, 2016 |Dian Chaaban
While Tuesday this week was known as Super Tuesday in the US, the entire week was in fact quite super with respect to global markets. What is Super Tuesday? According to Investopedia, “Super Tuesday refers to the date in the U.S. presidential primary...
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