Are taxation changes coming? Some thoughts

Oct 31, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
With the election of a minority government in Canada, I have fielded a few questions regarding potential taxation changes, and what strategies one could employ to take advantage of current circumstances before any changes are implemented. Some initial...
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10 years of Canadian Investing

Oct 28, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
The composition of the Canadian investment landscape has seen a lot of change in 10 years. A great information piece from my colleagues at RBC GAM send out an interesting chart this morning on the TSX, and how the landscape has changed As you can see...
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Want to make minimum wage when you retire? Here's what you'll have to save

Oct 23, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
The current minimum wage in Ontario is around 14 bucks right? Seems like a lot to those who were flipping burgers, landscaping, or guarding swimming pools when they were younger. Now that you are in the throes of a fruitful career, and raising a family...
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Does anybody remember QE? (hint: Not Queen Elizabeth.....)

Oct 21, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
QE....or quantitative easing. Does anyone remember that? It wasn't that long ago that this monetary stimulus method came on the scene full force on the heels of the financial crisis back in 2008. By design, it was used heavily by the fed and other national...
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Now I've see it all???

Oct 11, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
Business owners and hiring managers beware...... I've stopped thinking I've seen it all. Permanently. More often than not these days, I am surprised (floored even) by some of the things I read about. Now....there are credible sources, and some less so...
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Location matters

Oct 08, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
There is more to investing than just asset allocation. A lesser discussed, but very important factor in a successful investors arsenal is "where to buy". More specifically put, the type of account (RRSP, TFSA......) you allocate your investment purchases...
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A great information resource turns 20

Oct 08, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
We have spent a great deal of time promoting financial literacy through messages, seminars, and other information events, and plan to continue doing so going forward. In light of it's recent 20th anniversary, I thought I would highlight an amazing website...
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The RBC U.S. economic recession scorecard

Oct 04, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
An extended period of recession talk (or the potential of more aptly put) has led to an almost cultish following of the everyday movements of "recession indicators" by investment professionals and weekend warriors alike. The speed at which data is now...
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Budget Smashing Extras

Oct 01, 2019 |Jeremy Goldfarb
A great quick read this morning, and likely a good one for the kids to look at. The article posed a question about household budgeting and folks ability/inability to stay within range. While many of us are good with financial management in most situations...
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