DIY Investing

Canadian Portfolio Manager: Introducing the “Light” ETF Portfolios

When I first watched Star Wars, I thought it would be impossible to improve on its perfection. What a blast it was! But that was before I became a huge fan of the Spaceballs spoof of the same. Likewise, as fond as we are of the original Canadian Portfolio Manager (CPM) model ETF portfolios, you may have noticed we’ve made some big changes lately. Most notably, there are now four CPM portfolio levels of complexity to choose from: Light, Ridiculous, Ludicrous, or Plaid.

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Will Gold Save the Day?

Gold is often touted as a safe haven to protect you from inflation, market crashes, anarchy, and even the collapse of fiat currencies. It’s often cited as having a negative correlation with stocks and a positive correlation with inflation, making it sound like an excellent diversifying asset to hold in your portfolio.