Personal Wealth

Putting dividend investing under the microscope

Dividend investing has long been a favourite strategy for Canadian investors who are attracted by the prospect of earning a large stream of income, especially in an era of declining interest rates.
However, the poor performance of dividend stocks during the pandemic-induced market decline and subsequent recovery highlights some of the risks associated with this strategy.

Personal Wealth

Should I go to cash?

“That market correction was too much for me. It was unexpected, it was quick, and it caused me worry. I know the market values have partially recovered from their lows, but what can I do now to protect myself? What if the market declines again?”

Personal Wealth

The Rational Reminder Podcast 102: Dr. Brian Portnoy: Underwriting a Meaningful Life

Even though we learn that money is merely a means of exchange, a store of value, or a unit of account, it’s so much more than this. Money captures so much of what we grapple with like hope, joy, fear, regret, and envy, yet it’s widely surveyed as being the least spoken-about issue when compared to religion, mortality, and marriage. Dr. Brian Portnoy, the author of The Geometry of Wealth, joins us today to share his view on wealth.