March 17, 2020

The U.S., Canadian, and Rest of World equity markets are down around 30% in less than a month.  This is a quick and violent decline.  Quick and violent declines happen and will happen again.  Meanwhile, Canadian fixed income is down around 6.5% in the same period.  Can...

March 2, 2020

The Fiscal Environment

It was obvious that the teacher’s union position was never going to reconcile with the government’s position.  This is a fight that has been brewing for decades.  The teacher’s union, and public sector unions in general, didn’t accept the long-hel...

February 5, 2020

We look at the FTSE Global All Cap index and the Vanguard World Stock ETF.  The goal of the Vanguard World Stock ETF is to track the performance characteristics of the FTSE Global All Cap index.  

Then, we use the ultimate equity market to prove passive manage...

January 11, 2020

The RRSP account is underappreciated these days.

If savings are earmarked for retirement, it is highly likely that the RRSP account is the best option. 

We have the proof!    The entire spreadsheet.

Let us know what you think.

September 3, 2019

Have a look at the long-term 2018 SPIVA (Standard & Poor's Index vs. Active) here.  I highlight the longest spanning data.  The data is damning for those who invest in active management through a financial advisor.

The only way to slash your cost factor is to BYOFA...

May 24, 2019

There is new product from Vanguard Canada that is worthy of inspection.  The products are Asset Allocation funds and can be found here.  Each product is a full portfolio with equity and safety diversification and ample diversification within each asset class.

Let’s look...

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