Monthly Archives: November 2015

Paris climate conference big picture

Good summary… World leaders are descending on Paris for the COP 21 climate conference. What are they trying to accomplish? Here is a direct video link.

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Words to the wise on money decisions

Something we should always keep in mind when considering spending and investment options:  bad financial choices are often motivated by ego rather than common sense. Talked to a client today who has FOUR mortgages on their house. Keep that house … Continue reading

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Holiday debt: the gift that keeps taking

With all the bright lights and cheer of the holidays we can lose track of what’s really important – our money. No one wants to be a killjoy, but runaway debt can really kill the joy when bills start rolling … Continue reading

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Some history on realty busts: Canada not immune

I still recall in 1980, when my middle class parents bought three rental houses in one weekend because the values had fallen 50% and the rental income generously covered the maintenance costs. At that point, there were few buyers willing … Continue reading

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Danielle on This Week in Money

Danielle was a guest on This Week in Money with Jim Goddard on the weekend, talking about recent developments in the world economy and markets. Danielle was the second guest on the show beginning at 8:08 on the play bar.  … Continue reading

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Varoufakis and McWIlliams discuss Europe and ‘Brexit’

Refreshingly frank discussion: Irish economist, David McWilliams in conversation with Greece’s ex-Finance Minister, Yanis Varoufakis. In the first, Yanis speaks openly and frankly about the dysfunctional nature of European politics and why he fears the eurozone faces ‘disintegration’. In the … Continue reading

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