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DATELINE: New York Stock Exchange, Valentine’s Day...

09/04/14 5:08 am

Alternative A: Valentine’s Day Massacre Highlights Frenzied Five Month Downturn! Alternative B: Valentine’s Day Champagne Toasts Spectacular Six Year Rally! No matter which of these scenarios plays out, your primary concern should be preparedness… a case could certainly be made for either. Market Cycle Investment Management (MCIM) investors have little reason to worry. Equity Portfolios […]

A solution to refinancing if you don’t qualify in ...

09/03/14 11:30 pm

New mortgage rules have definitely had an impact on new home buyers, but those with an existing first mortgage who want to refinance might be in for a surprise. At renewal time, you have the option of increasing your mortgage to consolidate debts, for example, or for home improvements, or keep the mortgage amount the […]

Has Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) outlived its’ us...

09/01/14 10:46 pm

In the early 1950s, Dr. Harry Markowitz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work in defining the relative relationship between risk and reward when analysing investments. Considering that he did all of this work without the benefit of modern computers, this was truely ground-breaking research – and up until recently, has stood […]

Retirement Preparation 101

08/28/14 6:10 am

Prompted by a recent article in “Financial Planning” entitled “For Retirement Portfolios, a Smarter Glidepath”… several points in the referenced “conventional wisdom” have fingernails on chalkboard quality. The use of “stocks” in retirement to help with portfolio growth and to keep up with inflation is the first. The main thrust of a retirement program is […]

What is a GIC? And why would I want one anyway?

08/26/14 12:07 pm

Written by Ian R. Whiting, MONEY® Canada Limited || MONEY® Magazine  GIC is an acronym for Guaranteed Investment Certificate. These are available to Canadian investors through banks, trust companies, credit unions, caisse populaires and some life insurance companies. When an investor buys a GIC they are loaning the financial institution a sum of money for […]

Getting behind on mortgage payments? We can help.

08/06/14 11:30 pm

There are times in our lives when the unexpected happens and we find it difficult to cope financially. It could be a job loss, an unexpected illness, the death of a loved one or separation and divorce. There may be enough money to get by for a few months, but soon many families find themselves […]

Total Return: Smoke and Mirrors?

07/30/14 5:40 am

Just what is this “total return” hoop that investment managers are required to jump through? Why is it mostly just smoke and mirrors? Here’s the formula: Total Income + (or -) Change in Market Value – Expenses = Total Return — the ultimate test for any investment portfolio. Applied to income purpose portfolios, it is really […]

Social Investor Relations

07/29/14 4:25 am

Social media has been having a tremendous impact on business, as new ways of using it have emerged. One of the first major business applications was the socialization of Customer Relationship Management systems. Social CRM enables a business to maintain current information about customers and use it to develop products that best meet their needs. […]

The Retirement Income Gap

07/29/14 2:00 am

A BlackRock and EBRI analysis (from Think Advisor, July 9th) suggests that older retirees are further from being retirement ready than their younger counterparts… go figure. Ironically, since most benefit plan investors (really speculators) at all ages are market value focused instead of income focused, this observation will likely be the same ten years from […]

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Reputation Management in Canada

  Reputation Management in Canada – Rob Ford famous mayor of Toronto is now in the fight of his life and political life. It will be a landslide in one way or the other. People, businesses, politicians and governments need reputation management for many reasons and there are all types of mistakes, gaffs, errors, errors […]

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Getting Tax Credits for Your Unwanted Life Insuran...

Ten or twenty years ago, you purchased a life insurance policy. It was part of a good financial plan to keep your family protected in case of the unthinkable. Today, the mortgage is paid off, your family is grown, your retirement plan is in place and the insurance that once provided peace of mind is […]

Can you really afford not to have life insurance?

The answer is no.  Think about this…You love your family, right? You don’t want to leave them with the burden of debt in case of an unforeseen even, right? But how can you ensure that your family is not dealing with having to pay off debts while they are grieving in their time of loss?  […] and stand on guard for thee. The definitive Canadian money site in Canada is called simply MONEY aka above all the main namesake and top ranked site for Canadians and their money considerations and information. Money Information is indeed and important commodity. All the things we do at Money Canada Limited is […] and Money Information respectively are part of The MONEY Network and considered to be sites, landing pages and online destination places for Canadians – MONEY and Canada. Our main site is MONEY.CA please join us for all the right reasons. Money Information and this site is intended for long-term use for public awareness […]

Guildhall Diamonds – Launches shiny new alternativ...

Shine bright like a diamond. Why pay good money for good diamonds? white diamonds, yellow, diamonds, green diamonds, blue diamonds or red. The markets may go up and down and with it fortunes and lifetime savings are crushed or diminished. There is a good reason for not putting your eggs in one basket.  Some say” […]

Best Rate Around – Tax-Free Savings Account

A great and smart idea that needs better marketing. This simple concept of Best Rate Around is unique in concept and may be a cute play on words; but it really means business, big business, big enough that the big banks make a tidy some off each and every year. Now something new Tax-Free Savings […]

Tax Free Profit Extraction Using Life Insurance

A tax avoidance strategy has been growing in popularity in recent years. Although CRA has been aware of the strategy for over ten years, its increase in popularity and the Federal government’s current focus on reforming the taxation of insurance means that the life of the strategy may be coming to an end. There are […]

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AZA-Accredited Zoos and Aquariums Fund Critical Wildlife Conservation and R...

09/16/14 5:07 pm

Washinton, DC (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 The Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) today announced Conservation Grants Fund (CGF) grants totaling $375,000 to be awarded to 19 projects. “Scientists at AZA-accredited zoos and aquariums are global leaders in wildlife science and the conservation of threatened and endangered species,” said AZA Senior Vice President of Conservation […]

Center for Hispanic Leadership Announces Complimentary Educational Giveaway...

09/16/14 5:07 pm

Irvine, CA (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 On the cusp of Hispanic Heritage Month, the Center for Hispanic Leadership (CHL) is giving away – from September 15th to October 15th – its highly-popular ebook, Awakening the Latino Factor, and as a bonus it’s also providing free access to the Leverage Your Hispanic Heritage course from their […]

Avalon’s “The Perfect Year” Competition Launches Today

09/16/14 5:02 pm

ATLANTA, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Everyone knows the best things in life are free. Imagine living rent-free in a one-bedroom unit in the heart of Avalon, the newest and most exciting community in the Southeast – with $12,000 from West Elm to create your ideal living space. Plus, a year-long membership to Exhale, […]

Highwinds Extends Its Content Delivery Network to Manila

09/16/14 5:02 pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — O’REILLY’S VELOCITY – Highwinds® today announced the availability of its content delivery network (CDN) in Manila, Philippines. This new point of presence (PoP), which joins several other Highwinds PoPs in the APAC region, was quickly established at the request of customers. Highwinds’ Manila PoP is being used […]

REVA Presents Fantom Scaffold Program at TCT 2014 Conference

09/16/14 5:02 pm

SAN DIEGO, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — REVA Medical, Inc. (ASX:RVA) (“REVA” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that Dr. Alexandre Abizaid, Director of Invasive Cardiology at Institute Dante Pazzanese of Cardiology, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, presented information today on the Company’s Fantom™ bioresorbable scaffold program at the Transcatheter Cardiovascular Therapeutics (“TCT”) Conference, […]

Levi & Korsinsky Announces Filing of Lawsuit Against TD Ameritrade

09/16/14 5:02 pm

NEW YORK, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levi & Korsinsky LLP announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the District of New Jersey on behalf of clients of TD Ameritrade, Inc. during the period between September 15, 2011 and September 15, 2014 (the “Class Period”). […]

Lawsuit by Association of American Physicians and Surgeons (AAPS) Challengi...

09/16/14 5:02 pm

TUCSON, Ariz., Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Seventh Circuit heard oral argument this morning in Chicago in AAPS v. Koskinen, a lawsuit brought against the Obama Administration’s unilateral changes to ObamaCare. President Barack Obama, though the IRS, has imposed the Individual Mandate to compel millions of Americans […]

GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation Participating in the National Investment...

09/16/14 5:02 pm

TORONTO, Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — GreeneStone Healthcare Corporation (OTCBB:GRST) (“GreeneStone” “GRST” or the “Company”), a provider of healthcare services including Addiction and Mental Health, is participating in the National Investment Banking Association Conference (NIBA) being held in New York City on September 16 – 18, 2014. Shawn Leon, President and CEO, will be […]

Phibro Animal Health Corporation Reports Fourth Quarter and Annual Results

09/16/14 5:02 pm

TEANECK, N.J., Sept. 16, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Phibro Animal Health Corporation (Nasdaq:PAHC) today announced its financial results for its fourth quarter and fiscal year ended June 30, 2014. It also provided guidance for its fiscal year ending June 30, 2015. Highlights for the June 2014 quarter (compared to the June 2013 quarter) Net sales […]

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Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (BAYP) Brown Lease update in McIntosh ...

By Bayport International Holdings Inc.   Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (BAYP) Brown Lease update in McIntosh County, Oklahoma. Tulsa, OK / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Bayport International Holdings, Inc. (OTC Pink: BAYP) updates on the rework and completion of the Brown number 5 &a...

Nanotech Announces Completion of Fortress Optical Acquisition

By Nanotech Security Corp. VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Nanotech Security Corp. (TSXV: NTS) (OTCQX: NTSFF), announces that further to its news releases of August 26 and September 12, 2014 the Company has now completed the acquisition of 100% of Fortress Optical Features Ltd...

Platinum Communications Stock Option Grants

Platinum Communications Stock Option Grants Calgary, Alberta (FSCwire) – Platinum Communications Corp. (“Platinum” or the “Corporation”) (TSX-V: PCS) today announced that subject to regulatory approval, options to acquire up to 800,000 common shares of the Corporation were granted to certain officer...

JC Parets of Launches New Technical Analysis Subscription...

By Marketfy JC Parets joins forces with to host three trading newsletters Southfield, MI / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / JC Parets, of and founder of Eagle Bay Capital, LLC, is excited to announce his partnership with, the first ever verified mark...

Gener8 Announces Brokered Private Placement

By Gener8 Media Corp. VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / Gener8 Media Corp. (CSE: GNR) (“Gener8″ or the “Company”) is pleased to announce an agreement with Canaccord Genuity Corp. (the “Agent”) to perform a brokered private placement. The private placement will be f...

Crypto Biz Magazine’s Fourth Issue, Covering all Aspects of Cryptocurrencie...

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 16, 2014) – The fourth issue of Crypto Biz Magazine has hit the digital newsstands. This month’s 64 page issue contains numerous informative articles, including updates to the Bitcoin Glossary, to help you keep track of all the latest terminolo...

CEB TowerGroup and FINCAD to Discuss 2015 Trends, Results of Survey on Regu...

By Accesswire-MRM VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / September 16, 2014 / FINCAD, the leading provider of OTC derivatives pricing and risk management solutions, today announced its annual survey of financial market participants. The survey focused on three areas of special interest in today’s financi...

Amica Mature Lifestyles to Announce First Quarter Results and Host Conferen...

Amica Mature Lifestyles to Announce First Quarter Results and Host Conference Call October 14, 2014 Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire) – Amica Mature Lifestyles Inc. (TSX Symbol: ACC) – (“Amica” or the “Company”) announced today that it will be releasing its first quarter results on Tuesday, Octo...

Zacks’ Terry Ruffolo Discusses Microchip Technology & LyondellBasell wi...

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 16, 2014) – Terry Ruffolo, Zacks’ Director of Media Relations, discusses Microchip Technology (NASDAQ: MCHP) and LyondellBasell (NYSE: LYB) with Todd Bunton, CFA, growth and income strategist at Zacks Investment Research. This video interview c...

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