Personal Wealth

Podcast 21: Larry Swedroe on Investing in Retirement

In my final podcast episode of 2018, I’m joined by Larry Swedroe, who has long been one of my favourite authors on investing and financial planning. Larry and I discuss his latest book, Your Complete Guide to a Successful & Secure Retirement, and we focus on the challenges investors face as they approach the end of their careers.

Business Wealth
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Tony’s Take – Counting our blessings

It’s hard not to feel a little depressed when you pick up the newspaper or switch on the TV news these days. There seems to no end to the trouble in the world. From the latest antics in Washington to tensions with China to the Brexit mess to riots in France to the lack of progress on climate change, the problems just seem to keep piling up.

Personal Wealth
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Year End Financial Tips

Another year is essentially over, but there is still time to get a couple financial items off your to do list before the year end. While there are lots of things to do when it comes to personal finance, there are a few that are time sensitive and have annual deadlines. Here are some items you’ll want to check off your list before December 31st.

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Tony’s Take: Responsible investing is a great option

I was struck by two news items last week that said a lot about where we are as a society and where we need to go. The first was the annual consumer orgy known as Black Friday, the kick-off to the Christmas shopping season. Once again, there were scenes from the U.S. of stampeding shoppers, frenzied merchandise grabbing and even fist fights as people tried to get in on bargains.