Saving vs investing

Dec 20, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
A good lesson for the kids as they have something we all don't.......time. There are many things written around spending less on X, to save long term for Y, but is that enough? Socking a few bucks away a month on a regular basis can give you an excellent...
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Correction vs downturn

Dec 18, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
It is the position of the Global Portfolio Advisory Committee with RBC Wealth Management that we are in a state of correction, and not prolonged downturn. I tend to agree with this assessment, but thought I would provide you with some reasons why. 1-...
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Deep sea fishing - technicals

Dec 18, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Many of you who know me, know that I love to fish. Deep sea, pelagic and big game fishing is something I truly enjoy. A few summers ago, I was introduced to deep dropping by my brother in law. We used electric reels with about 2500 years of braided line...
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C'mon....what's a GIC doing there?

Dec 13, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Unless you are in the throes of retirement, or on a fixed income I am sure it has been a long time since you paid any attention to GIC rates (yes, yes....there are always exceptions....don't shout at me just yet). Don't look now, but shorter rates on...
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Elon Musk and "the interview"

Dec 11, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Many people have asked me about this over the past 24 hours. I am fascinated by Musk and his ventures so it becomes a topic of conversation. If you haven't seen it, you should. It's a fascinating display of confidence and conviction. There is also an...
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Takeoffs are optional....landings are mandatory.

Dec 06, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
"Takeoffs are optional, landings are mandatory" -- client I heard this quote from a client today who is a licensed pilot and an aviation enthusiast. The humor in it was undeniable (the delivery didn`t hurt either), but it was also very insightful. As...
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Tesla autopilot: Not as expected but.....

Dec 04, 2018 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Have a look at this article here I'm not sure whether to call this a victory or a step backwards. While people are quick to rail against Tesla for making this technology available, let's think about this for a moment. The "what if"....the "alternate scenario"...
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