This article contextualizes how inflation, interest rates, portfolios and job security are all intertwined.

According to employment figures, unemployment is back down to pre-pandemic levels. Employers are reporting difficulty filling positions and labourers (you and me) are becoming more selective when looking for a job.

I love to read what journalists forecast and compare those predictions to the prevailing news. In this article, the author addresses today’s timeliest issues: interest rates and inflation.

Filling up your gas tank in recent months is like seeing the bill for your toddler’s birthday party – “how much?” For a smooth family life, however, both must be paid.

Inflation and interest rates have been the talk of the town in recent weeks. These are issues far-beyond our control with central banks all around the world scrambling to adjust and control them.

As many of my clients know, I worked at a provincial office that managed the money of Ontarians who lacked mental capacity before embarking on private practice.

Higher interest rates may be unpleasant but banks have been bracing us for this trend for some time as evidenced by the stress-tests imposed on mortgages.

This article explains financial planning perfectly. If we use the medical analogy, a fee-for-service planner is like your family doctor or general practitioner.

 I will never understand why people like to classify entire swaths of the population and make conclusions on them based solely on age. 

The tax deadline is April 30th and many Canadians will soon be turning their attention to getting their tax slips in order.