Slade Wealth Report

June 2022

Putting It In Perspective

The investment markets have been very "volatile" since the start of 2022. Volatile is just financial industry jargon that means markets move up and down. For retail investors, the biggest concern is when markets move down. Retail investors love when markets go up and usually cringe or flinch when they go down.

It is a simple case of wanting to have the cake and eat it too. This is the same as saying you want to get into physical shape without exercising. It is precisely this volatility...

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Can You Be Over-Insured?

Most Canadians take the correct steps to protect their property against loss in case anything they own is lost or stolen.

Concerns about recouping losses if a home is robbed, or a favorite vintage guitar is destroyed during a basement flood, are questions with very routine answers. But when it comes to considering the value of a human life, many people don’t take the necessary steps to protect their loved ones against the financial loss when a primary income-earner dies.

If a married couple wants to guarantee that each can maintain their current lifestyle if one of them...

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Seniors Targeted by Scammers

Victor’s nightmare began with a phone call from someone claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency, informing him he owed thousands in unpaid taxes. If he didn’t pay immediately, he would be arrested. Victor was too embarrassed to ask his daughter for help. Had he messed up that badly?

The scammer picked up on his panic, demanding his social insurance number and immediate payment. Fortunately for Victor, he was so overwhelmed he hung up on the caller and stopped answering calls unless he recognized the number. When he finally admitted his anxiety to...

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