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Our blog is where you’ll find posts about investing, tax and financial planning tips, markets and other world and life events in a way that you’ll actually enjoy reading!

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“Work, Work, Work, Work, Work, Work”

Topic:
Pearls of Wisdom
Excerpt:
This has been a busy year. I’ve had lots happening on the home front (a wedding!) and lots going on at the office (too long to list!) Managing work
Climbing a mountain of debt

Dormant Debt Volcanoes

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In a recent Nexus Notes article “Living in a World of Lilliputian Interest Rates”, we spent some time on the rather uninspiring implications for
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So You Want to Help Your Kids Buy a Home.

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
In some real estate markets like Toronto or Vancouver many parents are worried that their children are going to be priced out of the market. This
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Questions from the Floor

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Throughout the year we host a variety of client events from our Quarterly Investment Reviews, our Women & Wealth series, regular client portfolio
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Artificial Intelligence: Where do you go to, my lovely?

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
Waiting for the Robots - Everyone has wondered about the robots. When will they be here? The first science fiction book I read was Logan’s Run.
Brad Weber

A New Face At Nexus

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
We are happy to announce Brad Weber as the newest member of the Nexus team. As Vice President Client Services & Financial Planning, Brad will work
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Measuring Up: Benchmarks and Your Portfolio

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
An investor ought to be able to get answers to two simple questions: how has my portfolio performed, and what have I paid for that performance? Though
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Market Noise: How to Beat it with Temperament

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In Greek mythology, the beautiful but dangerous Sirens, with their music and voices, lured unsuspecting sailors to disastrous shipwrecks upon rocky
Apple and oranges comparison

It’s All Relative

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Sometimes the conversation starts like this: “Hey, neighbour! I just got my investment report and since moving to my broker ten years ago, my U.S.
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A Tax on Stupidity?

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
The French philosopher, Voltaire, is reputed to have said that “lotteries are a tax on stupidity.” While it’s hard to find evidence that Voltaire