March 2019 Book a Meeting
The Often Unasked Question

With the December market correction in both the US, Canada and elsewhere slowly receding into the past, it is a good time to review what exactly happened and how clients have reacted to the recent events.

To put December into context, it was the most severe correction late in the year since the early 1930’s. The market valuations improved dramatically as a result of the correction with PriceEarnings (PE) multiplies falling by 5 points, which is the most in about 25 years and has happened only about 5 times in history.

Or to look at it another way, stocks valuations...

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Starting Out on the Right Track

A wedding day can be a springboard into many new and exciting adventures. With all the excitement leading up to the big day, the new couple routinely focuses so much energy on planning the event that they seldom spend any time discussing other important life issues - like developing a sound financial strategy for the future.

As couples embark on a new life journey together, it is important to take time to discuss life goals, hopes and dreams and then commit to incorporating each element into an overall financial strategy.

For any married couple, a good financial strategy will provide a foundation for making future financial decisions...

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Should You Move in Retirement?

Many people look forward to retiring, and going to live beside a golf course, on the coast, or somewhere else where they have always dreamt of. It’s enticing to think that your leisure time can be spent pursuing activities you have worked and longed for all your life. In fact, whole retirement communities are set up on the premise people want to relocate to such a scenario to live out the rest of their lives.

Gerry Ingersoll and his wife Sheila thought they had it all worked out. They bought a place near Fort Pierce in Florida and looked forward to a retirement by the ocean. They had previously discovered the area on vacation, including the little town of Stewart nearby, and felt it would be ideal for their later years. But it didn’t work out as they had hoped...

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