Dec 19, 2019 |Nancy Woods
My end of year letter usually has a key word to denote the theme of my message. This year, it is an acronym. “Foe-Moe” is a new term that has evolved from various social media sites. For those who don’t know, FOMO stands for Fear Of Missing Out. It is...
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Is a Locked-in plan really "Locked-in"?

Apr 10, 2019 |Nancy Woods
The days when our parents or grandparents worked for the same employer their entire career have long passed. Now, people change jobs and employers often and this has increased the need to move one’s pension savings from the old company. That usually requires...
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Mar 13, 2019 |Nancy Woods
One of the most difficult things for a person to do is to admit when they have made a mistake. There are several kinds of mistakes that have various repercussions: It can be the misspelling of a word, saying the wrong thing, putting too much hot sauce...
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There is a Whole Big World Out There!!!

Sep 06, 2018 |Nancy Woods
As a Canadian it is very easy to forget that Canada or North America, for example are not the center of the universe. As much as we would like to think that the world revolves around us, in economic terms Canada is only 2% of the world’s GDP. The US is...
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Split Those Hostas

Jun 19, 2018 |Nancy Woods
Earlier this spring I went out to my garden to split some of my hostas. For those who are unfamiliar with this plant, it is a popular shade plant that comes in many colours, sizes and different shaped leaves. They grow as a clump of stocks with leaves...
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May 28, 2018 |Nancy Woods
Welcome to my blog, Nancy’s Notes. I’m never sure what I am going to write about, so I’ll disclose to you now that if you become a regular reader, there’s no telling what I will be talking about. Hopefully it won’t be all about investing. I won’t get...
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