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Two Steps Forward

03/24/15 10:43 am

Two steps forward one step back is an anecdote about a frog trying to climb out of a well. For every two steps up the frog climbs, it falls back one step, making its progress slow and laborious.  But eventually the frog makes it out and is free of the well.   Written by Steve […]

I Want Tax free Income

03/12/15 7:35 am

The LinkedIn discussion considered ROTH vehicles invested in equities and “cash value” Life Insurance as two ways to obtain Tax Free Income… something was missing. Why not buy tax free muni bonds in the form of Closed End Funds (CEFs)…. more than 6% tax free, in monthly increments, plus the opportunity to take profits (taxable, […]

Please Mr. Obama, Lend Us Your Crystal Ball

03/10/15 12:42 pm

The President wants the DOL to fine professionals who make money allowing 401k participants to make “bad” investments. —————————————————- So what’s the difference between a “bad” and “good” investment? Right, well in the Will Rogersian world of politicians and regulators, “the good ones only go up in price; the bad ones go down”. “Don’t gamble; […]

Entrepreneurs Should Put Themselves in Investors’ ...

03/10/15 7:36 am

At ReDev Properties Ltd., we invest in commercial real estate properties. A lot of our work goes into selecting properties that are in a position to increase in value. However, we know that our business starts and ends with our investors – building value for our investors is a hallmark of ReDev Properties, as is […]

Gaps In Insurance Coverage A Major Threat to New B...

03/10/15 7:04 am

As a financial and business structure consultant at C2 Business Services, I help business owners construct a solid financial, legal, and insurance infrastructure for their companies. Part of our company’s goal is to help business owners manage, and most importantly understand, how exactly they are covered by their insurance. Clients often approach me with questions […]

Renos that make sense

03/04/15 10:30 pm

  We all want our homes to look great. You know about regular maintenance but you might also want to renovate that tired bathroom or dated kitchen, or replace those older windows and redo the basement to create more living space. Here are six renos that may help to increase your home’s value:Revamp the Bathroom. Every […]

Let’s retire the word Retirement

02/28/15 10:17 am

This magazine, like its sister web site and competitors, is devoted to the topic of money. That’s an obvious statement but stay with me. We all need money to live, both in the present and the future. This basic fact has created the entire industry dedicated to the notion of saving for a rainy day […]

To Rollover 401k Plan Assets or Not To… That Is Th...

02/26/15 11:19 am

The major purveyors of 401k products, and those who benefit from using them remind me of politicians… they press the party line, and use their power to demonize the competition. Their position and deep pockets allow them to get their message out while we who have neither can only shake our heads and whimper about […]

Dodging the DOL Chainsaw: Small Business Owner Pro...

02/20/15 2:16 pm

The DOL is Coming!   The DOL is Coming! As if you weren’t already up to your elbows in rules, regulations, and expenses, the Department of Labor has empowered itself to fine at least half of the Employer/Plan Sponsors it audits… for multiple investment related reasons. These include, among other things, the cost of the […]

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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 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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ODii: Talk Show Host Jimmy Fallon’s Problem Solved by Vancouver Inventor

04/01/15 8:00 am

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 1, 2015) - When Jimmy Fallon mentioned his distaste for dropping his phone between his car seat and console in his popular “Thank You Notes” routine in January of 2015, inventor Kenn Buxton knew he was right on trend with his new invention, ODii – The Ultimate Grab-It Gadget. Millions […]

Wholesome Wave Receives $3.77 Million Grant From United States Department o...

04/01/15 7:35 am

BRIDGEPORT, CT –(Marketwired – April 01, 2015) – In an announcement today by Secretary Tom Vilsack of the US Department of Agriculture, Wholesome Wave received a $3.77 million grant from the USDA through the new Food Insecurity Nutrition Incentive (FINI) grant program. With the required matching funds contributed by Wholesome Wave and partners, the funds […]

Cavan Signs LOI to Joint Venture Its 100% Owned Buckingham Graphite Propert...

04/01/15 7:21 am

VANCOUVER, BC –(Marketwired – April 01, 2015) – Cavan Ventures Inc. (“Cavan” or the “Company”) (TSX VENTURE: CVN) is pleased to announce it has signed a letter of intent with Caribou King Resources Ltd. to joint venture its 100% owned Buckingham property. The Buckingham property consists of 24 claims and is attached to the northern boundary of […]

Caribou Signs LOI to Acquire Northern Extension of Buckingham Graphite Proj...

04/01/15 7:20 am

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 1, 2015) - Caribou King Resources Ltd. (“Caribou” or the “Company”)(TSX VENTURE:CKR) announces it has signed a letter of intent with Cavan Ventures Inc. (TSX VENTURE:CVN) to move towards a potential joint venture for 24 claims attached to the northern boundary of Caribou’s Buckingham property. Grab samples on Cavan’s have […]

The Jackpot Factory Cracks Open an $80,000 Golden Egg Bonusfest

04/01/15 7:09 am

TA XBIEX, MALTA–(Marketwired – April 01, 2015) - This April, the Jackpot Factory is the place to be for non-stop Easter surprises with its latest promotion, the Golden Egg Bonusfest. The casinos’ lovely bunnies are awarding Golden Eggs to players every day, and each Sunday, they will turn these eggs into fantastic bonuses. Exclusive Crack […]

Pancon Receives Deposit as Part of the Sale of its Interest in the Crosslan...

04/01/15 7:07 am

TORONTO, ONTARIO–(Marketwired – April 1, 2015) - NOT FOR DISSEMINATION INTO THE USA Pancontinental Uranium Corporation (TSX VENTURE:PUC) (“Pancon” or the “Company“) is pleased to announce that it has received the deposit of AUD $450,000 as part of the sale of its entire interest (43.72%), held by the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, Panconoz Pty Ltd., in […]

Signature Vacations Announces the Launch of the First ‘Absolutely All Inclu...

04/01/15 7:01 am

TORONTO, ON –(Marketwired – April 01, 2015) – Signature Vacations is pleased to announce the arrival of the 2015/16 brochure. This edition is unique as it comes with a new ‘Absolutely All Inclusive’ promise that each resort featured offers complimentary non-motorized water sports, daily activities and evening entertainment in addition to unlimited food and beverages […]

Fission Uranium Announces Increase in Bought Deal to $17.4 Million

04/01/15 7:00 am

KELOWNA, BRITISH COLUMBIA–(Marketwired – April 1, 2015) - NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES FISSION URANIUM CORP. (TSX:FCU)(OTCQX:FCUUF)(FRANKFURT:2FU) (“Fission” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has entered into a revised letter of engagement with Dundee Securities Ltd. (the “Lead Underwriter”) on behalf of […]

Barley Council Looks to Next Steps for Rail Transportation

04/01/15 7:00 am

CALGARY, ALBERTA–(Marketwired – April 1, 2015) - The Barley Council of Canada (BCC) is now looking ahead on the future requirements to address rail transportation service solutions after the federal government’s announcement to not renew the order that Canada’s railway operators move minimum volumes of grain per week. Minimum shipment requirements for Canadian National Railway […]

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Cemtrex (OTC:CTEI) Receives $1M in New Wearables Electronics Orders

By Cemtrex, Inc. FARMINGDALE, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2015 / Cemtrex, Inc. ( today announced that the company has received new orders of approximately $1,000,000 to manufacture electronic components for wearable devices. Deliveries of the new products are expected to begin later t...

Durango To Focus On Gold In The James Bay Region

By Durango Resources Inc. VANCOUVER, BC / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2015 / Durango Resources Inc. (the “Company” or “Durango“) reports that the Company has decided not to continue with the non binding letter of intent (LOI) with an arm’s length group of vendors for the Lucky 7 diamond property located i...

Surrey Capital Corp. Waives Voting Deadline

Surrey Capital Corp. Waives Voting Deadline Toronto, Ontario (FSCwire) – Surrey Capital Corp. (“Surrey” or the “Corporation”), is pleased to announce that it has waived cut-off with regards to the voting deadline for all shareholders wishing to vote via the internet until April 1, 2015 20:00 Toronto...

SEC: Companies Cannot Stifle Whistleblowers in Confidentiality Agreements

Washington D.C.–(Newsfile Corp. – April 1, 2015) – The Securities and Exchange Commission today announced its first enforcement action against a company for using improperly restrictive language in confidentiality agreements with the potential to stifle the whistleblowing process. The SEC charged Ho...

MNP Petroleum Signs Term Sheet to Partner in Tajik Projects

By MNP Petroleum Corp. BAAR, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2015 / MNP Petroleum Corp. (“MNP”) (TSX-V: MNP; OTCQB: MNAP) announces that it has signed a term sheet with a US-Dubai Consortium for partnership in its projects in Tajikistan. Pursuant to the term sheet Parties have agreed not to disc...

MNP Petroleum Signs Term Sheet to Partner in Tajik Projects

By MNP Petroleum Corp. BAAR, SWITZERLAND / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2015 / MNP Petroleum Corp. (“MNP”) (TSX-V: MNP; OTCQB: MNAP) announces that it has signed a term sheet with a US-Dubai Consortium for partnership in its projects in Tajikistan. Pursuant to the term sheet Parties have agreed not to disc...

Newnote Financial Acquires Paid-to-Surf Advertising Platform

Newnote Financial Acquires Paid-to-Surf Advertising Platform Vancouver, British Columbia (FSCwire) – Newnote Financial Corp. (the “Company”), (CSE: NEU; OTCQB: NWWTF; FSE: 1W4) is pleased to announce the Company has acquired, a Paid-To-Surf (“PTS”) advertising platform en...

U.S. Asthma Costs Reach $18 Billion

By OxySure Systems, Inc. OxySure U.S. Medical Oxygen Device Sales Increase 83% in 2014 NEW YORK, NY / ACCESSWIRE / April 1, 2015 / According to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, 25 million Americans suffer from asthma (8% of adults, 9% of children). The disease accounts for one-quarter o...

Cavan Signs LOI to Joint-Venture its 100% owned Buckingham Graphite Propert...

By Cavan Ventures Inc. VANCOUVER, BC  / ACCESSWIRE / April 1 2015 / Cavan Ventures Inc. (“Cavan” or the “Company”)(CVN – TSX.V) is pleased to announce it has signed a letter of intent with Caribou King Resources Ltd. to joint venture its 100% owned Buckingham property. The Buckingham property c...

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