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Wall Street’s Even Dirtier Little Secret

05/13/15 8:14 am

As of Close of Business May 8th, no less than 57 multi-year experienced, Taxable Income, Closed End Funds (CEFs) were paying 7% or more in 401k and IRA eligible income to their shareholders. 31 issues (54%) paid 8% or above, and the average for the Heinz-like group was 8.56%. All of these portfolios are professionally […]

Wall Street’s Dirtiest Little Secret

05/12/15 10:46 am

As of Close of Business May 8th, no less than 53 multi-year experienced, Tax Free Income, Closed End Funds (CEFs) were paying 6% or more in federally tax free income to their shareholders. 18 issues (34%) paid 6.4% or above, and the average for the group was 6.35%. All portfolios are professionally managed by this […]

The Value of Working with a Mortgage Professional

05/06/15 11:30 pm

  The real estate and mortgage industry is a competitive business. Changes in lender policies have led to an altered mortgage landscape. The recent slump in oil prices and a lowered loonie have dampened housing activity in some parts of the country.Early forecasts pointed to a slower pace in sales but that has not happened, […]

Interest Rates Rising – the sequel

05/05/15 10:59 am

No doubt you’ve noticed about half the industry pundits cautioning that the US Federal Reserve is closer to ‘tightening’ monetary policy.  What this implies for us regular folk is that they will introduce monetary measures that will allow interest rates to rise.  We have enjoyed a very long period of inflation and interest rate stability following […]

Executors, If Only You Knew…

05/05/15 10:56 am

You will likely act as an estate executor someday. You’ll do that for a partner, parent or family member. But will you know what to do while administering an estate? You need to follow certain rules for success. Let me tell you an easy rule I found that works. Record-keeping is Vital Do you have trouble […]

The Top Ten Excuses To Use to Avoid Making a Decis...

04/28/15 4:17 pm

The Top Ten Excuses To Use to Avoid Making a Decision to Start a Business This is a little tongue in cheek approach to the reasons people use to avoid making decisions around business ownership. Over the many years I have helped people navigate towards their aspirations of owning a business, it is amazing how many […]

To concentrate or to diversify?

04/19/15 4:26 pm

On driving through the Italian countryside… “There’s no need to drive fast.  It just increases the percentage of risk.  I am not being paid and there is no incentive or reward.  So why would I drive fast?” – Niki Lauda, Austrian former Formula One driver and three time world champion, from the 2013 movie, ‘Rush’ […]

Why You Should Contribute this RRSP Season

04/14/15 12:27 pm

Now that it’s RRSP season, it’s time to  dust off your finances and see if you can  boost your retirement nest egg, and get  a tax deduction as well. Here’s what  you need to know about RRSPs. RRSP: The Basics If you have Earned Income, a Social  Insurance Number and are 70 or  under, it’s […]

RRSP Season – Again?

04/14/15 12:13 pm

RRSP season is almost upon us!  We’ve been told time and again that we need to make a contribution to save for our future.  The hard part is not so much making the contribution as deciding where to put it. Early in my media career it was mandated that I take an arms-length approach to […]



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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 […]

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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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Global Mining Equipment Industry Report 2015 – Forecasts to 2020

05/18/15 5:03 pm

Dublin, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/gwfmkl/global_mining) has announced the addition of the “Global Mining Equipment Industry Report 2015″ report to their offering. The Global Mining Equipment Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the mining equipment industry. The report provides a basic overview […]

Global Disinfection Cabinet Industry Report 2015-2020

05/18/15 5:02 pm

Dublin, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/zqkzjj/global) has announced the addition of the “Global Disinfection Cabinet Industry Report 2015″ report to their offering. The Global Disinfection Cabinet Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the disinfection cabinet industry.The report provides a basic overview of […]

Global Car Carpet Industry Report 2015

05/18/15 5:02 pm

Dublin, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/3ccz7g/global_car_carpet) has announced the addition of the “Global Car Carpet Industry Report 2015″ report to their offering. The Global Car Carpet Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the car carpet industry.The report provides a basic overview of […]

Global Industrial Washing Machine Industry Report 2015-2020

05/18/15 5:02 pm

Dublin, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/vtgjf4/global_industrial) has announced the addition of the “Global Industrial Washing Machine Industry Report 2015″ report to their offering. The Global Industrial Washing Machine Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the industrial washing machine industry.The report provides a […]

Global Hot Forging Press Industry Report 2015

05/18/15 5:02 pm

Dublin, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g6l6fc/global_hot) has announced the addition of the “Global Hot Forging Press Industry Report 2015″ report to their offering. The Global Hot Forging Press Industry Report 2015 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the hot forging press industry.The report provides a […]

European Infectious Disease Molecular Diagnostics Market 2015

05/18/15 5:02 pm

Dublin, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/5pz44g/2015_european) has announced the addition of the “2015 European Infectious Disease Molecular Diagnostics Market: Country Forecasts, Supplier Shares, Emerging Technologies and Competitive Landscape” report to their offering. This new five-country study contains 1,128 pages, 136 tables, and is designed to help current suppliers and potential […]

Pernix Group, Inc. Announces First Quarter 2015 Financial Results

05/18/15 5:02 pm

LOMBARD, Ill., May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Pernix Group, Inc. (OTCQB:PRXG) today announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31, 2015. Financial Highlights — All figures are in U.S. dollars; comparisons of performance are made between Q1 2015 and Q1 2014 unless otherwise specified. Revenue and Backlog Total revenue of $10.6 […]

USHCC Congratulates Pinnacle on Being Named America’s Fastest-Growing Woman...

05/18/15 5:02 pm

WASHINGTON, May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — The U.S. Hispanic Chamber of Commerce (USHCC) congratulates Pinnacle Group Chairman & CEO Nina Vaca, on being recognized as the fastest-growing woman-owned company in the United States, according to the Women Presidents’ Organization (WPO). Pinnacle Group is an acclaimed information technology services provider to large corporations and government […]

Centage Corporation to Sponsor CFO Webinar on How to Get More from Your Bud...

05/18/15 5:02 pm

NATICK, Mass., May 18, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Centage™ Corporation, a leading provider of budgeting and forecasting software (Budget Maestro™) for small and medium sized businesses, will join with CFO Publishing to sponsor a webinar entitled, “The CFO Playbook on Budgeting: How to Get More from Your Budget.” Hosted Tuesday, May 19th at 2:00 pm […]



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Bioheart Chairman Affirms Corporate Strategy Through Stock Purchase – REVIS...

By Bioheart, Inc. Sunrise, FL / ACCESSWIRE / May 22, 2015 / Bioheart, Inc., a Florida Corporation (BHRT.OB) announces the following correction to its previous release regarding Bioheart Chairman Dr. William P. Murphy, Jr.’s purchase of 2,873,564 shares of Bioheart Common Stock in an open market...

Plumbing Pages Adds New and Reputable Waterproofing Contractor to their Lis...

By Plumbing Pages To Celebrate Being Added to Plumbing Pages, the Contractor is Offering Visitors to the Website $250 Off Basement Waterproofing and Flooding Preventions   Toronto, Canada / ACCESSWIRE / May 23, 2015 / The founders of Plumbing Pages, a free online resource that helps Canadian ho...

Dr. Benvenuti, a Plastic Surgeon in Newport Beach, CA, Posts New Article ab...

By Dr. Benvenuti MD As Dr. Benvenuti Explains in the Interesting Article on his Website, he has Helped To Reverse Ear Gauges in Several Young Patients Newport Beach, CA / ACCESSWIRE / May 23, 2015 / Dr. David Benvenuti, an experienced plastic surgeon who practices in Newport Beach, California, has j...

The RIDE, LLC Launches a New Sightseeing Product of NYC

By The Tour LLC. The Company’s VIP Tour of New York Introduces its Guests to the Most Iconic Neighborhoods and Landmarks in the City New York, NY / ACCESSWIRE / May 23, 2015 /  THE RIDE, LLC., a company that specializes in extraordinary tours of Manhattan, recently announced its launch of THE T...

Indianapolis Realtors Carpenter Realtors to Host Golf Tournament Fundraiser...

By Carpenter Realtors As a spokesperson for Carpenter Realtors noted, the real estate firm, which helps people who are looking for Carpenter Realtors’ Annual Fundraiser will Benefit the Gennesaret Free Clinic, which Provides No-Cost Medical and Dental Care to People in Need Indianapolis, IN / ACCESS...

California Casino Red Hawk Casino Voted Best Casino Five Years in a Row

Red Hawk Casino Took First Place in a Total of 12 Different Categories Placerville, CA / ACCESSWIRE / May 23, 2015 / Red Hawk Casino is pleased to announce that it was once again named the Sacramento area’s Best Casino in the 2015 KCRA 3 TV A-List Awards. This marks the fifth consecutive year that [...

Patriot Power Greens Provides Relief to Fibromyalgia Sufferers

By 4Patriots LLC Users of Patriot Power Greens from the Patriot Health Alliance report the product has given them relief from the pain associated with fibromyalgia. Nashville, TN. / ACCESSWIRE / May 22, 2015 / According to a recent article in the Troy (Ohio) Daily News, of the 10 million Americans w...

Anfield Resources Inc Disclosure Clarification

By Anfield Resources Inc. Vancouver, B.C. / ACCESSWIRE / May 22, 2015 Disclosure Clarification As a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), we are issuing the following news release to clarify our technical disclosure. Clarifying Disclosure Non-compliant Disclosure o...

Anfield Resources Inc Disclosure Clarification

By Anfield Resources Inc. Vancouver, B.C. / TNW-ACCESSWIRE / May 22, 2015 / Disclosure Clarification As a result of a review by the British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC), we are issuing the following news release to clarify our technical disclosure. Clarifying Disclosure Non-compliant Disclo...







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