A Government Cheque Is Not Enough To Retire

I love Canada. It’s a great place and consistently ranks as one of the best countries in the world to live. Despite all its positives of free health care and many social programs, the fact still remains that collecting government assistance in your retired years is not enough to live on. Many people in the…

Copycat

I write a lot about diversification and long term commitment.  I like to model my own personal portfolio against the best investors in the world.  No I’m talking about Wall Street or Bay Street bankers.  Nor do I find celebrities like Donald Trump and Mark Cuban as my mentors in investing.  Those individuals are flashy,…

Nanny State

Normally I don’t like getting into politics, but the recent news of the Canadian provinces pushing for reform in the Canadian Pension Plan was an interesting topic.  The provinces claim that the Canadian Pension Plan was not doing its part in taking care of Canadians when they retire.  The argument presented was that the current…