Short-Term Pain, Long-Term Gain

Recent Consumer Price Index data suggests a more optimistic 2023, but only after weathering a tough winter....

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Mybusinessmagazine Stephanie Lafond Interview.

When Stephanie Lafond began her financial career at Mutual Life, the gender balance at her office was 50/50. She didn’t know then what an anomaly that was....

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The Link between Happiness and Health

Whether it’s your money or your body, wealth and health always go hand-in-hand. It is impossible to achieve the first without the latter and vice versa. Healthy habits build a healthy body that supports identifying your goals and reaching them to fi...

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Fighting Inflation with Crucial Rate Conditions

Curious to know why aggressive rate hikes haven’t lowered inflation? Discover the impact of marginal cooling and how three crucial rate conditions will help to fight inflation in the upcoming months....

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Mark-to-Market Isn’t Giving You the Complete Picture

What does “mark-to-market” really measure? Discover how stocks, bonds, and residential real estate values are skewed through the lens of a flawed valuation method....

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In the world of investing, time is your friend

Market downturns and recoveries are easier to handle when you look at the long term—and at the silver lining....

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Ever get emotional about your investments?

Often, it’s okay to follow our emotions—but not when it comes to investing. See why our emotions tempt us to do the opposite of what’s best for us....

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Prepare your children for financial responsibility

Youth who develop financial literacy at home will manage money better once they leave. Find out about four principles and practices you can help them acquire....

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Managing your RRIF withdrawals effectively

In retirement, every dollar you save in tax is more money to support your lifestyle. We’ve got ways to save tax by strategically making Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) withdrawals....

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Do you and your parents have powers of attorney?

It’s a common misconception that if a person loses the ability to manage their finances, their spouse or child can automatically take over. Learn the truth of the matter....

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