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The S&P 500: 15 Years to Nowhere!

10/18/14 11:56 am

On November 30 1999, the S & P 500 Index was around 1,400, basking in the sunlight of what many analysts were calling the “No Value At All” or “Dot Com” Bubble. Roughly ten years later, December 31 2009, the Index was about 20% lower (@ 1,120) a mere ten months off a second major […]

What do you need to do before Retirement.

10/17/14 11:49 am

Retirement is one of the biggest changes you’re ever going to make. Too often I see people retire, then wish they never did it. They’ve not thought through some of the changes that are likely to happen. You don’t want to be part of that group. Instead, be smart and think about retirement in a […]

Franchising is Not all About Food – You Have Other...

10/16/14 4:12 pm

Let me be clear,  the food category is a big part of the franchising industry.   But what most people fail to do is investigate the other categories of franchising. Did you know you could run numerous service franchises that deliver great value and produce solid recurring revenue? Did you know you could keep your job and […]

S&P 500 Index: Morning After 401k Musings

10/15/14 11:41 am

March 2000 witnessed the S&P 500 Index breach the 1,500 barrier for the very first time… seven and a half years later, it was in just about the same position. Inter-day October 15th, after an incredible bounce from its 56% drop through March 6th 2009, the S&P was just 20% above where it had been […]

Dealing With Stock Market Corrections: Ten Do’s an...

10/14/14 6:56 am

A correction is a beautiful thing, simply the flip side of a rally, big or small. Theoretically, corrections adjust equity prices to their actual value or “support levels”.  In reality, it may be easier than that. Prices go down because of speculator reactions to expectations of news, speculator reactions to actual news, and investor profit […]

Appraisals made easy

10/08/14 11:30 pm

Changes in mortgage rules for home buyers and insurers certainly have had an impact on the housing market, and those changes impacted property appraisals as well. Conventional mortgages – those that are up to 80% loan-to-value of the value of the property — and uninsured — are often required to have an appraisal. The decision […]

Use Checklists to Review Wills

10/06/14 2:19 pm

The biggest benefit of having a will is peace of mind. You make your will to enjoy the benefits during your lifetime. Your loved ones also benefit from an up-to-date will. As I’ll explain, making a will is not a do-it-yourself project. I’ll also give you a checklist to keep your will current. Everyone needs […]

Point of Maximum Pessimism

10/06/14 11:14 am

“If you want better performance than the crowd, you must do things differently from the crowd. Hunt for bargains at low prices that have an excellent long-term outlook.  Those bargains can often be found by investing at the point of maximum pessimism.” – Sir John Templeton, Founder of the Templeton Funds.  A $10,000 investment in […]

Annuities – how they work and why have one!

10/05/14 3:47 pm

Retirement is near or perhaps you are already retired. It’s time for choices. How do you want to receive your income? Is an annuity a good choice? Annuities can be considered as backwards, long-term mortgages with a couple of twists. Rather than a financial institution giving you a lump sum and you repay them monthly, […]

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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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IMD and the Tuck School of Business Join Forces on Executive Program to Hel...

10/19/14 11:30 pm

IMD and the Tuck School of Business Join Forces on Executive Program to Help Managers Shift to Leadership Positions PR Newswire LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 20, 2014 LAUSANNE, Switzerland, October 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – IMD’s Transition to Business Leadership (TBL) program will be offered in two modules of two weeks, alternating between IMD and Tuck, starting […]

VimpelCom’s subsidiary sells its operations in Burundi and Central African ...

10/19/14 11:30 pm

VimpelCom’s subsidiary sells its operations in Burundi and Central African Republic PR Newswire AMSTERDAM, Oct. 20, 2014 AMSTERDAM, Oct. 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – “VimpelCom Ltd.” (“VimpelCom”, “Company” or “Group”) (NASDAQ: VIP), a leading global provider of telecommunications services headquartered in Amsterdam, today announced that its 51.9% owned subsidiary Global Telecom Holding S.A.E. (“GTH”) has sold its […]

Apricus Expands Development Pipeline With the In-Licensing of U.S. Rights f...

10/19/14 11:00 pm

– Apricus Funds Upfront License Fee and 2015 Phase 2b Development Cost with $10 Million Venture Debt Financing – –Conference Call Today, Monday, Oct. 20, at 8:00 a.m. ET– SAN DIEGO, Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Apricus Biosciences, Inc. (Nasdaq:APRI), today announced that it has licensed the U.S. development and commercialization rights for a […]

MorphoSys Announces Clinical Milestone in Ophthalmology Program

10/19/14 11:00 pm

MARTINSRIED/MUNICH, Germany, Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — MorphoSys AG (FSE: MOR; Prime Standard Segment, TecDAX, OTC: MPSYY) announced today that it has received a milestone payment from Novartis in connection with the initiation of a Phase 1 clinical trial of a HuCAL antibody in the field of diabetic eye diseases. This becomes the ninth […]

Galapagos discloses novel target and presents favorable Phase 1 data for GL...

10/19/14 11:00 pm

MECHELEN, Belgium, Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Galapagos NV (Euronext: GLPG) discloses GPR84 as a promising novel target for treating inflammatory bowel disease during an oral presentation at United European Gastroenterology Week in Vienna on 21 October.  Furthermore, Galapagos presents a poster disclosing favorable Phase 1 results with GLPG1205, the first clinical compound ever […]

INGENICO GROUP: Ingenico Group and TMTFactory transform consumers’ purchasi...

10/19/14 11:00 pm

PARIS, Oct. 20, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Ingenico Group (Euronext: FR0000125346 – ING), the global leader in seamless payment, has partnered with TMTFactory, a leading provider of multimedia content, to deploy a pioneering project in Europe, the Digital Locker (TM), an innovative POS which is already deployed in the FC Barcelona official megastore, at Barcelona’s […]

KSEI, Indonesia’s Central Securities Depository, Selects Nasdaq’s X-stream ...

10/19/14 11:00 pm

JAKARTA, Indonesia and NEW YORK, Oct. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The PT Kustodian Sentral Efek Indonesia (KSEI), the central securities depository (CSD) of Indonesia, and Nasdaq (Nasdaq:NDAQ), have signed an agreement for Nasdaq to deliver X-stream CSD, to KSEI. The contract signed is for 10 years. “This is a major step for KSEI in […]

Amicus Therapeutics Announces Additional Positive Phase 3 Data From Fabry M...

10/19/14 11:00 pm

Across All Subgroups, Patients Treated with Migalastat Compare Favorably to Natural History on Kidney Function (eGFR) Additional GL-3 Data Further Validate Assay for Identifying Patients with Amenable Mutations CRANBURY, N.J., and SAN DIEGO, Oct. 19, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Amicus Therapeutics (Nasdaq:FOLD), a biopharmaceutical company at the forefront of therapies for rare and orphan diseases, […]

McCann Security Now Offers Personal Protection to Houston Clients

10/19/14 11:00 pm

Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 20, 2014 McCann Investigations, a Texas-based private investigations firm is pleased to announce that its new division McCann Security is now able to offer its clients personal protection. When increased security measures are required to protect both our clients as well as their property, McCann Security provides fully-trained expert personal protection […]

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Webster Industries Announces $8M Expansion

Project expects to create 65 jobs in the next three years. TIFFIN, OH, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Webster Industries announces today its intention to select Tiffin as its location for its next three-year, $8.3 million expansion. Tiffin beat out Meridian, Mississippi – where Webster has an...

The New York International School Will Open in 2015 in the Upper East Side

The New York community is welcomed to the presentation ceremony of a new school with a globally focused education for Pre-Kindergarten through 5th Grade students NEW YORK, NY, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — We announce the opening of the New York International School, a new PreK-5 independent...

The First International Cross-border E-commerce Forum to Be Unveiled Soon, ...

Representatives from well-known E-commerce platforms, enterprises from the E-commerce industry chain, and E-commerce experts from over 30 countries and regions will be in attendance to talk about new chances to develop cross-border E-commerce. WUHAN, CHINA, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — The ...

TGS Names Chanley Chambers as Global Sales Director

Industry veteran will oversee sales, strategic planning and business development for the manufacturer of centerless grinding machines. WARREN, MI, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Total Grinding Solutions (TGS), a worldwide manufacturer of centerless grinders, announced it has hired Chanley Cha...

RevAmerica 2015 to be Held in New Orleans

U.S. Domestic Sourcing Conference Returns with a New Name and New Location WALNUT CREEK, CA and NEW ORLEANS, LA, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ahilia Inc., a global services, sourcing and technology marketing firm, today announced RevAmerica 2015, a national conference solely dedicated to U....

Manor Resources, LLC Granted Licensing in Colorado

Manor Resources, LLC d/b/a has been issued a license by the state of Colorado and is now offering consumers the opportunity to use the equity in their vehicles to meet short term funding needs. SALT LAKE CITY, UT, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Manor Resources, LLC d/b/a Tu...

Manor Resources, LLC Granted Consumer Finance Conventional License in Orego...

Manor Resources, LLC d/b/a has been issued a license by the state of Oregon and is now offering consumers the opportunity to use the equity in their vehicles to meet short term funding needs. SALT LAKE CITY, UT, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Manor Resources, LLC d/b/a Turb...

Kagame to Showcase Rwanda’s Market Potential at London Business Summit, Rep...

With projects worth billions of dollars in foreign investment, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is in London for a two-day global business summit. LONDON, ENGLAND, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — With projects worth billions of dollars in foreign investment, Rwanda’s President Paul Kagame is in ...

Home Loans, Business Loans & Commercial Loans Statistics Starting to Sh...

ABS Release of August 2014 Home Loans, Business loans and Commercial Loans statistics has shown signs the heated Australian property market may be beginning to slow down. SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA, October 20, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — ABS Release of August 2014 Home Loans, Business loans and Commercial Loa...

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