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Brave Old World: Market Cycle Investment Managemen...

07/14/15 9:55 am

The Market Cycle Investment Management (MCIM) methodology is the sum of all the strategies, procedures, controls, and guidelines explained and illustrated in the “The Brainwashing of the American Investor” — the Greatest Investment Story Never Told. Most investors, and many investment professionals, choose their securities, run their portfolios, and base their decisions on the emotional […]

Strategic Investment Mixology – Creating The Holy ...

07/11/15 10:23 am

So what do your Investment Manager and your neighborhood bartender have in common, other than the probability that you spend more time with the latter during market corrections? Antoine Tedesco, in his “The History of Cocktails“, lists three things that mixologists consider important to understand when making a cocktail: 1) the base spirit, which gives […]

A Twist on Dollar Cost Averaging

07/10/15 3:11 pm

“Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson   Written by Steve Nyvik, BBA, MBA, CIM, CFP, R.F.P. Financial Planner and Portfolio Manager Lycos Asset Management Inc. What is Dollar Cost Averaging? Dollar cost averaging (DCA) is an investment strategy for reducing the impact of […]

The advantage of early renewals

07/08/15 11:30 pm

A recent survey by the Canadian Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC) found that 60% of Canadian mortgages were renewed before the scheduled date. Here are two good reasons why you should consider renewing your mortgage early: lower your mortgage rate and get ahead of any rate increases. The bottom line is that early renewals may […]

Stock Market Corrections Are Beautiful… When

07/08/15 5:33 am

A correction is a beautiful thing, simply the flip side of a rally, big or small. Theoretically, even technically I’m told, corrections adjust equity prices to their actual value or “support levels”. In reality, it’s much easier than that. Prices go down because of speculator reactions to expectations of news, speculator reactions to actual news, […]

A Preemptive, Timeless, Portfolio Protection Strat...

06/28/15 8:28 am

A participant in the morning Market Cycle Investment Management (MCIM) workshop observed: I’ve noticed that my account balances are near all time high levels. People are talking down the economy and the dollar. Is there any preemptive action I need to take? An afternoon workshop attendee spoke of a similar predicament, but cautioned that a […]

Find the right advisor!

06/24/15 3:00 pm

“Many people are called ‘financial advisors’, but few are truly ‘professional financial advisors’. – an anonymous professional advisor who has seen one too many Nabob coffee commercials (many beans are picked but few are chosen)   For many people, hiring a financial advisor is the right thing to do.  It will cost money (compared to […]

One Person’s Bond Crash is Another’s Income Opport...

06/23/15 12:52 pm

Today’s “Investment News” headline (from Bloomberg) is designed to make you shiver in your income portfolio boots: “Big fixed income shop prepares for the worst”… The Bond Portfolio “Window Dressing” sell-off has begun. Bond funds in general are now holding 8% of assets in cash, the article reports…highest since the financial crisis, and 1999, even. […]

Income Investing: “Feed Your Head… Feed Your Head”

06/21/15 11:16 am

Jefferson Airplane has never, ever, been mistaken for a band of financial advisors, but the White Rabbit lyrics can be incredibly instructional to the generation of investors who experienced the classic first hand — as a description of their own college days’ lifestyle. If only they had heeded the dormouse’s call to “feed your head.” […]

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Generate New Sales: Mark Borkowski

Its your call: How to generate new sales prospects. Humor me for a second. Think back to the last deal you closed and ask you, “Who was the decision maker I had to reach and influence? How did I do it?” The reason I asked you to think about that is because there will always […]

Confessions of a CFP: You may need an online bank

You may need an online bank this RRSP season.  I probably shouldn’t be telling you this because I’m a financial planner and in order to keep my job I need people to invest their money with me, but it’s true.  Before you completely dismiss the idea of banking online due to your fear of the […]

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Google admits that advertisers wasted their money on more than half of internet ads By Online advertising is a fickle thing. It accounts for 20% of the ad industry’s total spending, and over 90% of revenue for the internet giants Google and Facebook. That said, no one seems to have any idea whether it […]

Protect Yourself: A Primer on Financial Abuse and ...

Senior financial abuse and fraud continues to be one of the most prevalent and “lucrative” enterprises in Canada.  Approximately 30-35 % of all complaints received by regulators involve seniors.  I suspect the elderly statistics are distorted as it’s my experience that the elderly are usually reluctant to formally complain for many reasons.  Seniors often avoid […]

Paper Money

At a very young age, I would accompany my mother to the bank with the crazy parking lot.  I would watch my mom hand over two pieces of paper (paycheques) to the bank teller.  I was always in awe of how important those two pieces of paper were to our family.  The teller would then […] Official Site:Best Rat...

GIC Rates : the online destination place for the best rate around.  Guaranteed Investment Certificates. The Canadian GIC Market is worth over 730 billion and is a money maker for top banks.  A recent study shows that the average account is worth over $60,000.00 and the majority of assets are with big banks at low […]

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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Varsa Health Wins Inmar’s Digital Health Challenge Powered by Flywheel

07/28/15 4:01 pm

Winston-Salem, NC (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Varsa Health prevailed after a tightly contested Pitch Day to win the $25,000 cash prize and potential funding of its idea from Inmar, as well as $17,500 to spend with Kilpatrick Townsend’s world-class corporate attorneys. “Two exceptional teams rose to the top during final deliberations. The judges engaged in […]

Vote For Inspired Review For 2015 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings

07/28/15 4:00 pm

New York. NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Inspired Review is thrilled to be nominated for the 2015 New York Law Journal Reader Rankings in the categories of Best Managed Document Review Service and Best Foreign Language Translation Provider. In the last two years, Inspired Review has quickly become the fastest growing Managed Document Review Company […]

Hypertherm Receives Communitas Award for Leadership in Community Service an...

07/28/15 4:00 pm

Hanover, NH (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Hypertherm, a U.S. based manufacturer of plasma, laser, and waterjet cutting systems, today announced its selection as a Communitas Award winner for 2015. Hypertherm was selected for leadership excellence in the combined areas of community service and corporate social responsibility. The Communitas Awards recognize businesses, organizations, and individuals that […]

Ziegler Closes $1.825 Million Living Hope Church of the Nazarene Financing

07/28/15 4:00 pm

Chicago, IL (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Ziegler, a specialty investment bank, is pleased to announce the successful closing of the $1,825,000 Series 2015 Bond issue for Living Hope Church of the Nazarene, a new client to Ziegler. Living Hope Church of the Nazarene is located in a rural, but growing southern portion of Olathe, Kansas. […]

Pleora Changes Camera Link cameras into USB3 Vision cameras with their Inno...

07/28/15 4:00 pm

Gilbert, Arizona (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Aegis Electronic Group, Inc., distributor and technical support provider for Pleora Technologies Products, is pleased to announce the immediate availability of the iPORT™ CL-U3 external frame grabber. Pleora Technologies, the world's leading supplier of high-performance video interfaces, presents a revolutionary innovation: the first product that easily transforms Camera Link® […]

Announcing ProFont Cursive from FCPX Effects developer Pixel Film Studios

07/28/15 4:00 pm

Aliso Viejo, CA (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 ProFont is back with a whole new stylized and cursive animated font all within Final Cut Pro X. With ProFont: Cursive users can generate a hand drawn feel all with a click of a mouse. With ProFont: Cursive each character is fully customizable leaving endless stylization. Users can […]

Law360 Selects Greenberg Traurig’s Lori Cohen and Barry Richard as 2015 “Tr...

07/28/15 3:50 pm

ATLANTA, Ga. (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 The international law firm Greenberg Traurig, LLP, announced today that Law360 selected two of its trial attorneys for the publication’s inaugural “Trial Aces” series, which highlights the career accomplishments of top trial attorneys in the U.S. Lori Cohen of the firm’s Atlanta office and Barry Richard of the Tallahassee […]

Greenberg Traurig’s Jamie Moore Marcario Appointed Co-Chair of Hillsborough...

07/28/15 3:35 pm

TAMPA, Fla. (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Jamie Moore Marcario, an associate in the Tampa Labor & Employment practice of international law firm Greenberg Traurig, P.A., has been appointed Co-Chair of the Hillsborough County Bar Association’s Labor & Employment Committee. Marcario will serve alongside Dee Anna Hays as Co-Chair of the Labor & Employment Committee. Together, […]

New Online Submission Tool Simplifies the Process of Writing Annuity Busine...

07/28/15 3:00 pm

Panora, Iowa (PRWEB) July 28, 2015 Independent insurance agents nationwide can help speed up and simplify the process of writing annuity business, thanks to a new online submission tool available at Brokers International. The online application portal, called WriteNow, provides agents with: The most up-to-date forms; Checkpoints to ensure complete and accurate applications; and Saved […]

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Orca Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement

Orca Closes Second Tranche of Private Placement Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire) – Orca Touchscreen Technologies Ltd. (the “Company”) (CSE:OAA), is pleased to announce that, further to its news release dated July 27, 2015 announcing closing of a private placement of 1,557,716 units for gross pr...

First Colombia Gold Corp Announces the Acquisition of Enterprise Partners, ...

By First Colombia Gold Corp. NASHVILLE, TN / ACCESSWIRE / July 28, 2015 / First Colombia Gold Corp. (OTCPINK:FCGD) ( announced today that the company is acquiring 100% interest in Enterprise Partners, Inc., which includes its current assets as well as all acquisition...

IIROC Trade Halt – Cardiome Pharma Corp.

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – July 28, 2015) – The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: Cardiome Pharma Corp. TSX Symbol: COM (all issues) Reason: Pending News Halt Time (ET) 16:02 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly ...

IIROC Trade Resumption – Focused Capital Corp.

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 28, 2015) – Trading resumes in: Company: Focused Capital Corp. TSX-V Symbol: FLO.H Resumption Time (ET): 08:00 on July 29, 2015 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publicly listed company, usually...

IIROC Trade Resumption – Siyata Mobile Inc.

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – July 28, 2015) – Trading resumes in: Company: Siyata Mobile Inc. (formerly Teslin River Resources Corp.) TSX-V Symbol: SIM (formerly TLR) Resumption Time (ET): 08:00 on July 29, 2015 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading i...

Galleria Opportunities Ltd. Announces Reapplication of Private Placement

Galleria Opportunities Ltd. Announces Reapplication of Private Placement Calgary, Alberta (FSCwire) – GALLERIA OPPORTUNITIES LTD. (“Galleria” or the “Corporation”) (NEX: GOI.H) announces that due to a delay in closing, the Corporation has had to reapply for approval of its private placement of up to...

Solitron Devices, Inc. Announces the Expansion of Its Previously Authorized...

By Solitron Devices, Inc. WEST PALM BEACH, FL / ACCESSWIRE / July 28, 2015 / Solitron Devices, Inc. (OTCQB: “SODI”) announced today that it has expanded its previously announced stock repurchase program from up to $500,000 of the Company’s common stock through February 29, 2016 to up to $1,000,000 o...

WiLAN to Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webcast Live...

By Investor Calendar OTTAWA, ON / ACCESSWIRE / July 28, 2015 / WiLAN (NASDAQ: WILN) (TSX: WIN) will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss the results of the second quarter 2015, to be held Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 10:00 AM Eastern Time. To participate in this event, dial 877-407-0782...

Socket Mobile to Host Second Quarter 2015 Earnings Conference Call and Webc...

By Investor Calendar NEWARK, CA / ACCESSWIRE / July 28, 2015 / Socket Mobile, Inc. (OTCQB: SCKT) will host a conference call and live webcast to discuss the results of the second quarter 2015, to be held Wednesday, July 29, 2015 at 5:00 PM Eastern Time. To participate in this event, dial 877-407-921...

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