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Using GICs to supplement your savings

October 15, 2015

Using GICs to save for specific goals Saving for a long-term objective requires you to balance the protection of the principal, with the ability to still generate an acceptable return rate. As noted last week, GICs offer safety together with guaranteed returns making them ideal for helping you save for a future goal such as … read more

GIC basics for the Canadian investor

October 15, 2015

Are you interested in learning how GICs could be incorporated into your portfolio, but confused by how they work? Are you unsure how to find the best GIC rates, or even if it makes sense for you to invest in GICs at this particular time? If this describes you, then this 3-part series of posts … read more

Financial Literacy Month – count yourself in!

October 15, 2015

We understand that sorting through all the investing possibilities out there can be overwhelming. With so many choices available, how can you be sure you have chosen the best strategy to suit your needs? Well, like so much else in life, arming yourself with the best information possible is a good way to start. That’s … read more