He didn't what?

Jul 21, 2021 |Mark Ryan
Good Afternoon, Friday Trivia: What former head of state adamantly refused to brush his teeth, bathe or even wash his hands for decades? Instead, he allowed one of his fawning minions to occasionally sponge him off. (Ew). Unhelpful Hints: 1) Years after...
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The Wealthy Barber explains two ways you can invest

Jul 07, 2021 |David Chilton

The basic principles of investing cover bitcoin, stocks and even your bank account

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Make your Will immediately if not sooner

Jul 07, 2021 |David Chilton

The Wealthy Barber's crucial message to all of his French-speaking friends, in French

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The Wealthy Barber on how a corporate executor helps family harmony

Jul 07, 2021 |David Chilton

Instead of placing the stress on a loved one, experienced professionals can carry out your last wishes

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The Wealthy Barber: How a trust company can help

Jul 07, 2021 |David Chilton

If you’re acting as an executor of a Will, consider hiring an executor’s helper

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Egg-on-Sidewalk Friday

Jun 29, 2021 |Mark Ryan
Good afternoon, Just a quick note today as we approach what is forecasted to be the hottest few days in Prince George since the invention of heat. In this week's weekly insights piece: China equities: Beyond the recovery – The recent correction in Chinese...
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Deep space Klingon

Jun 23, 2021 |Mark Ryan
Elmer Fed? Current media headlines might seem to jump-up-and-down more than usual, which would be an accomplishment. This week the Globe and Mail sent advisors in Canada a morning missive about the ”Hawkish Fed,” a term implying tough-love rate hikes...
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Hockey Stick Data

Jun 15, 2021 |Mark Ryan
It’s Friday Are you Saying I’m Fat? Today, a timely report on inflation, which, like a big, over-yeasty cinnamon fritter, plays an outsized roll (get it?) on markets. The gooey centre of the debate is whether or not the expansion is a sticky problem....
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The new blood diamonds

Jun 07, 2021 |Mark Ryan
Transplants. As the chart below shows, today China dominates global inputs for solar panel production. What the chart doesn’t show that their industry takeover, less than a decade in the making, was built in a region dominated by what several countries...
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Bob's Steak and Chainsaw Hut

Jun 03, 2021 |Mark Ryan
It takes a bit of a leathery soul to scratch out a living in the BC interior. I’ve cashed a pay cheque for a businessman whose employee, the payee, used a shoulder tattoo as ID. I had a toothless 85 year-old fishing client whose half-rotten boat was held...
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