Introducing the Manulife All-In Banking Package

Published by Gavin Bower on Aug 07, 2019

Daily banking just got a whole lot better. The new Manulife All-In Banking Package is designed to maximize your money. It’s a new, innovative mobile-based banking bundle that’s unlike any other banking experience in Canada. Sign-up with one easy online...

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2018 Q4 Client Update Letter

Published by Tina Abarquez on Aug 07, 2019

As 2018 has drawn to a close, it’s natural to reflect on the year’s challenges—in both the equity and fixed income markets around the world. Market volatility has materially increased during the past couple of months as investors digest the impact of...

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2018 Q3 Client Update Letter

Published by Lisa Bower on Oct 11, 2018

Challenges in the quarter There was a lot to digest over the past three months including NAFTA negotiations, trade tensions between the world’s two largest economies and geopolitical concerns relating to Emerging Markets.  Investors were swayed by the...

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Client letter - Challenges in the quarter

Published by Lisa Bower on Jul 09, 2018

Challenges in the quarter Despite continued trade dispute chatter, North American equity markets finished the quarter in positive territory as investors focused on strong sales and earnings growth in the region. In Europe, political concerns in Italy...

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The Cost of Summer Child Care

Published by Lisa Bower on May 14, 2018

With summer nearing, nearly half of Canadian parents are scrambling to enroll their children in summer camps and full-time childcare. According to Stats Canada, the average cost of childcare ranges vastly in Canada. For example, Montrealers are paying...

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2018 Q1 Client Letter - Market Update April 2018

Published by Lisa Bower on Apr 11, 2018

Market Update April 2018    Challenges in the quarter Wow! Volatility returned with a vengeance. After experiencing market pullbacks of less than five percent in 2017, we’ve already experienced two pullbacks of greater than five percent in 2018. This...

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2018 Federal Budget Summary

Published by Lisa Bower on Mar 07, 2018

2018 Federal Budget Summary    The Liberal government delivered its third federal budget on February 27. While you’ve probably seen plenty of media coverage, I thought you’d appreciate an overview related to your investments and taxes.   The budget had...

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4 Tips for a Relaxing Vacation

Published by Lisa Bower on Feb 16, 2018

It’s that time of year again. Canadians from all provinces and territories are packing their suitcases, escaping the cold grip of winter and heading to sunny destinations in paradise.   Tourists can maximize vacation relaxation by turning off technology...

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6 Financial Resolutions for 2018

Published by Lisa Bower on Feb 02, 2018

The new year is a time to reflect and improve on ourselves. Many Canadians choose to make new year resolutions and financial goals are usually at the top of the list.    These tips will help you set (and achieve) successful financial resolutions in 2018...

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2017 Q4 Client Update Letter

Published by Lisa Bower on Jan 10, 2018

An incredible year for market returns and global economic growth In 2017, we saw one of the strongest years for global market returns since the great financial crisis. Global equity markets seemed unaffected by political rhetoric, and geopolitical tensions...

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