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Retirement Income Investing: The Dreaded RMD

01/29/15 10:50 am

All of us are approaching retirement, many of us are already there, and some of us (myself included) are thinking about the ultimate IRS slap-in-the-face… The Required Minimum Distribution. It’s time to make sure that your retirement income program is actually ready. Every investment program becomes a retirement income program eventually. First off, you need […]

Take Jerry Seinfeld’s Estate Planning Advice

01/20/15 1:50 pm

I did not interview Jerry Seinfeld for this article. But I can share with you what he taught me. I was watching Jerry, the all-star comedian, on television.  The program host on an entertainment show asked celebrities about their New Year resolutions. Jerry’s answer was short. It was most appropriate. I am paraphrasing his answer. […]

Its your call – How to get new clients.

01/11/15 8:00 am

Its your call – How to get new clients. 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 […]

Economy in 2015 good for buying a home

01/07/15 10:30 pm

  The outlook for the Canadian economy in 2015 in general is looking rosy. As you know, we are, for the most part, influenced by the U.S. economy. Economic recovery in the US is growing at the consumer level and demand for goods will pull many other countries along with it, including Canada. Since important […]

Perception of Value

01/07/15 10:34 am

“This painting here? I bought it ten years ago for sixty thousand dollars; I could sell it today for six hundred. The illusion has become real, and the more real it becomes, the more desperately they want it. Capitalism at its finest.” – the movie Wall Street (1987)   Written by Steve Nyvik, BBA, MBA, […]

Are you investing rationally?

01/04/15 2:41 pm

Do you know how much you should have in equites?  Maybe it is time for you to complete an equity target questionnaire.   Written by Steve Nyvik, BBA, MBA, CIM, CFP, R.F.P. Financial Planner and Portfolio Manager, Lycos Asset Management Inc.   It is quite common to find the collective behavior of people participating in […]

Year End Review 2014 and 2015 Preview

12/30/14 12:03 pm

Let’s Talk About the Market Numbers… Note that this report pertains most directly to portfolios operated under the guidelines, rules, and disciplines of Market Cycle Investment Management (MCIM). MCIM produces disciplined “High Quality Growth & Income Portfolios”, designed to maintain and/or to grow income regardless of the direction taken by markets or interest rates. ———————————————————- […]

When Respect Matters.

12/28/14 7:57 am

Just as there is a growing lack of respect in society as a whole, respect plays an ever-increasing role in business. In a world of ever shrinking margins, gone are the days of the quick sale and one-time customer. Securing repeat business is your future. Lasting relationships are based on respect, and business relationships are […]

A structured way to review your portfolio

12/16/14 4:22 pm

With my car, if I forget to change the oil, the check engine light comes on after 10,000 km. Unfortunately there’s no “check portfolio” light that forces us to do a critical review of our portfolio on a periodic basis. Written by Steve Nyvik, BBA, MBA, CIM, CFP, R.F.P. Financial Planner and Portfolio Manager, Lycos […]



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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 […]

Financial advertising, marketing and sales without...

Google admits that advertisers wasted their money on more than half of internet ads By  http://qz.com/author/zwenerflignerqz/ 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 […]

www.gicrates.ca GICRates.ca 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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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 […]



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Computer History Museum Announces its 2015 Fellow Award Honorees

01/29/15 6:04 pm

MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The Computer History Museum (CHM), the world’s leading institution exploring the history of computing and its ongoing impact on society, today announced its 2015 Fellow Award honorees:    Charles Bachman—For his early work on developing database management systems.     Evelyn Berezin—For her early work in computer […]

Maiden Holdings, Ltd. to Release Fourth Quarter 2014 Earnings on February 1...

01/29/15 6:04 pm

HAMILTON, Bermuda, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Maiden Holdings, Ltd. (“Maiden”) (Nasdaq:MHLD) plans to release fourth quarter 2014 financial results following the market close on Wednesday, February 18, 2015. Art Raschbaum, Chief Executive Officer and Karen Schmitt, Chief Financial Officer will review these results via teleconference and live audio webcast on Thursday, February 19, […]

UPDATE – SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of...

01/29/15 6:04 pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Eastern District of Pennsylvania on behalf of investors who purchased Five Below, Inc. (“Five Below” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:FIVE) securities between June 5, 2014 and December 4, […]

UPDATE – SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Reminds Investors of ...

01/29/15 6:04 pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Sarepta Therapeutics, Inc. (“Sarepta” or the “Company”) (Nasdaq:SRPT) securities between April 21, 2014 and October 27, […]

UPDATE – SHAREHOLDER ALERT: LEVI & KORSINSKY, LLP Notifies Investors of...

01/29/15 6:04 pm

NEW YORK, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Levi & Korsinsky announces that a class action lawsuit has been commenced in the United States District Court for the Southern District of New York on behalf of investors who purchased Seadrill Limited (“Seadrill” or the “Company”) (NYSE:SDRL) American Depository Receipts (“ADRs”) between May 28, 2014 and […]

Gevo Announces Pricing of Public Offering of Common Stock and Warrants

01/29/15 6:04 pm

ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Gevo, Inc. (Nasdaq:GEVO), a leading renewable chemicals and next-generation biofuels company, announced today that it has priced its underwritten public offering of common stock units. Gevo announced that it has agreed to sell 33,250,000 common stock units. Each common stock unit consists of one share of common […]

Merge’s Cardiology PACS Named Best in KLAS Second Year in a Row, Hemodynami...

01/29/15 6:04 pm

CHICAGO, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Merge Healthcare Incorporated (Nasdaq:MRGE), a leading provider of clinical systems and innovations that seek to transform healthcare, today announced that Merge Cardio™ has been named Best in KLAS for the cardiology software category within the “2014 Best in KLAS: Software & Services” report. In addition, Merge Hemo™ has […]

Albert Fried & Company Selects SS&C to Support Its Prime Brokerage ...

01/29/15 6:04 pm

WINDSOR, Conn., Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SS&C Technologies Holdings, Inc. (Nasdaq:SSNC), a global provider of financial services software and software-enabled services, today announced that Albert Fried & Company, LLC selected SS&C’s Global Wealth PlatformTM (GWP) to support its growing boutique prime brokerage business. Albert Fried & Company was looking to gain a competitive […]

Overstock.com Reports Q4 and FY 2014 Results

01/29/15 6:04 pm

SALT LAKE CITY, Jan. 29, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Overstock.com, Inc. (Nasdaq:OSTK) today reported further financial results for the quarter and fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2014. Key Q4 2014 metrics (comparison to Q4 2013): Revenue: $470.4M vs. $397.6M (18% increase); Gross profit: $85.4M vs. $71.7M (19% increase); Gross margin: 18.2% vs. 18.0% (20 basis […]



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Interim Financials

By SunOil Ltd. Vancouver, BC / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Sunoil Ltd. announces that the Company has now filed on Sedar its interim financial statements and management discussion and analysis for the third quarter ending 30 November 2014. Sunoil Ltd. is a producing oil & gas company wi...

Gatekeeper Systems Receives Notice of Rejection of All Bids From Fort Worth...

By Gatekeeper Systems Inc. Abbotsford, BC / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Gatekeeper Systems Inc. (“Gatekeeper” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: GSI) announces that the Company has received notice from Fort Worth Independent School District (“Fort Worth ISD“), located in Texas, USA, that they have electe...

Gatekeeper Systems Receives Notice of Rejection of All Bids From Fort Worth...

By Gatekeeper Systems Inc. Abbotsford, BC / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Gatekeeper Systems Inc. (“Gatekeeper” or the “Company”) (TSX.V: GSI) announces that the Company has received notice from Fort Worth Independent School District (“Fort Worth ISD“), located in Texas, USA, that they have electe...

Gener8 Wins International Award for Outstanding 2D-to-3D Conversion

By Gener8 Media Corp. VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Gener8 Media Corp. (CSE: GNR) (“Gener8″ or the “Company”) is thrilled to announce that 300: Rise of an Empire has won the prestigious International 3D & Advanced Imaging Society award for “Outstanding Use of 2D to 3D Conv...

Greenway Designs Has Closed its Acquisition of Deal-X Technologies – A Digi...

By Greenway Designs, Inc. Deal-X Will Join the Likes of Groupon, Opentable, Travelzoo and Coupons.com in the Fast-Growing, Multi-Billion Dollar “Flash Sales” Market HUNTINGTON BEACH, CA / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Greenway Designs, Inc., (OTC Pink: GDGI) (PINKSHEETS: GDGI) announced today...

Pharma-Bio Serv Announces Total Net Revenues of $27.6 Million and Net Incom...

By Pharma-Bio Serv Inc DORADO, PUERTO RICO / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / Pharma-Bio Serv, Inc. (Pharma-Bio Serv or the Company) (OTCQB: PBSV), a compliance, project management and technology transfer support consulting firm, that provides services to the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, chemical, ...

Big North Announces Private Placement to Existing Shareholders and Other In...

By Big North Graphite Corp. Vancouver, B.C. / ACCESSWIRE / January 29, 2015 / BIG NORTH GRAPHITE CORP. (TSX-V: NRT) (the “Company“ or “Big North“), announces that it intends to raise up to $250,000 by way of a non-brokered private placement (the “Offering“) of common shares (“Shares“) at a price of ...

Evrim Announces Changes to the Board of Directors

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – January 29, 2015) – Evrim Resources Corp. (TSXV: EVM) (“Evrim” or the “Company”) announces that Jack H.L. Miller has resigned as a director of the Board. “Jack has been a valuable asset to the Evrim team. I would like to thank Jack, on behalf of the Comp...

Jemi Fibre Corp. Announces Acquisition of Palmer Bar Holdings, Operations U...

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – January 29, 2015) – Jemi Fibre Corp. (TSXV: JFI) (“Jemi Fibre” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has agreed to acquire all of the issued and outstanding shares of Palmer Bar Holdings Inc. (“Palmer Bar”) in consideration for the issuance to...







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