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Every Estate Plan Needs One

09/17/14 1:23 pm

Making your will is the foundation for all estate planning. You may think making a will is not important. But your loved ones certainly suffer if you don’t have a will. Let’s look at some tricks and truths about making your will. Perhaps you haven’t made your will because you are: confused by all your […]

DATELINE: New York Stock Exchange, Valentine’s Day...

09/04/14 5:08 am

Alternative A: Valentine’s Day Massacre Highlights Frenzied Five Month Downturn! Alternative B: Valentine’s Day Champagne Toasts Spectacular Six Year Rally! No matter which of these scenarios plays out, your primary concern should be preparedness… a case could certainly be made for either. Market Cycle Investment Management (MCIM) investors have little reason to worry. Equity Portfolios […]

A solution to refinancing if you don’t qualify in ...

09/03/14 11:30 pm

New mortgage rules have definitely had an impact on new home buyers, but those with an existing first mortgage who want to refinance might be in for a surprise. At renewal time, you have the option of increasing your mortgage to consolidate debts, for example, or for home improvements, or keep the mortgage amount the […]

Has Modern Portfolio Theory (MPT) outlived its’ us...

09/01/14 10:46 pm

In the early 1950s, Dr. Harry Markowitz was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economics for his work in defining the relative relationship between risk and reward when analysing investments. Considering that he did all of this work without the benefit of modern computers, this was truely ground-breaking research – and up until recently, has stood […]

Retirement Preparation 101

08/28/14 6:10 am

Prompted by a recent article in “Financial Planning” entitled “For Retirement Portfolios, a Smarter Glidepath”… several points in the referenced “conventional wisdom” have fingernails on chalkboard quality. The use of “stocks” in retirement to help with portfolio growth and to keep up with inflation is the first. The main thrust of a retirement program is […]

What is a GIC? And why would I want one anyway?

08/26/14 12:07 pm

Written by Ian R. Whiting, MONEY® Canada Limited || MONEY® Magazine  GIC is an acronym for Guaranteed Investment Certificate. These are available to Canadian investors through banks, trust companies, credit unions, caisse populaires and some life insurance companies. When an investor buys a GIC they are loaning the financial institution a sum of money for […]

Getting behind on mortgage payments? We can help.

08/06/14 11:30 pm

There are times in our lives when the unexpected happens and we find it difficult to cope financially. It could be a job loss, an unexpected illness, the death of a loved one or separation and divorce. There may be enough money to get by for a few months, but soon many families find themselves […]

Total Return: Smoke and Mirrors?

07/30/14 5:40 am

Just what is this “total return” hoop that investment managers are required to jump through? Why is it mostly just smoke and mirrors? Here’s the formula: Total Income + (or -) Change in Market Value – Expenses = Total Return — the ultimate test for any investment portfolio. Applied to income purpose portfolios, it is really […]

Social Investor Relations

07/29/14 4:25 am

Social media has been having a tremendous impact on business, as new ways of using it have emerged. One of the first major business applications was the socialization of Customer Relationship Management systems. Social CRM enables a business to maintain current information about customers and use it to develop products that best meet their needs. […]

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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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Kaba Video: We’re Going Mobile! And Taking You with Us

09/17/14 10:00 am

MONTREAL, QC, CANADA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Kaba’s latest RFID door locks are mobile-access compatible to give operators a flexible choice of guest entry options. The following video demonstrates how guests may use smartphones to access Kaba’s secure door locks via a secure mobile credential. Kaba locks utilize a cloud-based mobile access system and a […]

PIRA Energy Group’s Weekly Natural Gas, Power and Coal Market Recap for the...

09/17/14 10:00 am

New York, NY (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 NYC-based PIRA Energy Group believes that drought-stricken Brazil will continue high LNG imports. In the U.S., there was another above-expectations build, with larger injections to come. In Europe, Ukraine data implies another storage boost in 3Q. Specifically, PIRA’s analysis of natural gas market fundamentals has revealed the following: […]

Coastal Luxury Defined As First Team Real Estate Christie’s International U...

09/17/14 10:00 am

Irvine, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 In one of South Laguna's most spectacular cove beaches in Laguna Beach, CA, an innovative sale of luxury estate is underway. "Auctions are often the best way for buyers and sellers to build the best transaction for unique luxury estates, and the pristine estate on 29 Bay Drive certainly […]

Application Experts, A Fund Management Software Company, Is Honored as ‘Bes...

09/17/14 10:00 am

Broomfield, Colorado (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Application Experts (, a provider of cloud-based fund management software solutions, today announced its recognition for creating the highest quality jobs by the nonprofit B Lab with the release of the third annual ‘B Corp Best for Workers‘ list. This analysis includes metrics regarding compensation and benefits, health and […]

Exact and the Mayor of Waltham to Celebrate New England Manufacturing at Gr...

09/17/14 10:00 am

WALTHAM, Mass. (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Exact, the business software partner for manufacturers and wholesale distributors, will host an event to promote New England manufacturing and celebrate the upcoming national Manufacturing Day (MFG Day) at the grand opening of its new office on October 1. Located in Waltham, Mass., the new office will help launch […]

AmeriLife® Partners with myHealthyUS to Support Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranc...

09/17/14 10:00 am

Clearwater, FL (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 AmeriLife & Health Services, part of AmeriLife, the nation’s premier life, health and annuity insurance marketing group, recently partnered with myHealthyUS, an alternative health care program, in support of the Florida Sheriffs Youth Ranches. “The support garnered from this relationship,” explains Wayne Witczak, Director of Development for the Florida […]

Mimio Launches New Webinar Series on Using Its Latest Interactive Technolog...

09/17/14 10:00 am

Cambridge, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Mimio, developer of the MimioClassroom™ family of interactive teaching technologies, today announced its second annual professional development webinar series designed to help customers make optimal use of its technologies. Educators who are expert with Mimio’s collaborative technologies will host the fall 2014 webinars. Each of the live 30-minute sessions […]

Travel Technology Company iZento Announces Production Release of Vacation A...

09/17/14 10:00 am

San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Travel technology company iZento today announced the release of the new iZento Vacation API + ClientBase Connector after beta testing and previews by agencies, agents, and consortia groups. The iZento Vacation API takes booking data input into a company’s preferred reservations system and automatically transforms it into a […]

Inventor’s Heartbreaking Flood Experience Inspires HydroGuard, a Door Flood...

09/17/14 10:00 am

LONDON (PRWEB) September 17, 2014 Floods are among the costliest natural disasters that take place throughout the world, and just a small flood can wreak havoc on personal property, ruining treasured possessions and resulting in astronomical bills. Hannes Floto, personally affected by multiple floods, chose to embark on a journey to create a better solution […]

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Coronet Provides Corporate Update Plans for the Future

Vancouver, British Columbia–(Newsfile Corp. – September 17, 2014) – Theo van der Linde, President of Coronet Metals Inc. (TSXV: CRF) (FWB: 2CM) (OTCQX: CORMF) (“Coronet” or the “Company”) provides the following corporate update: Since my last update (news release July 14, 2014), Coronet’s management...

Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust Announces Its Third Quarter 2014 Earnings...

By Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust FARMINGTON HILLS, MI / ACCESSWIRE / September 17, 2014 / Ramco-Gershenson Properties Trust (NYSE:RPT) announced today that it will release its third quarter 2014 earnings results after the market closes on Tuesday, October 21, 2014.  It will conduct a confer...

Pro-Dex, Inc. to Host Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Earnings Conference...

By Pro-Dex, Inc. IRVINE, CA / ACCESSWIRE / September 17, 2014 / Pro-Dex, Inc. (NASDAQ:PDEX) will host a live conference call and webcast to discuss the results of the fourth quarter and full-year fiscal 2014, to be held Thursday, September 18, 2014 at 4:30 PM Eastern Time. To participate in this eve...

IIROC Trade Halt – Slate Retail REIT

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 17, 2014) – The following issues have been halted by IIROC: Company: Slate Retail REIT TSX Symbol: SRT.UN (all issues) Reason: Pending News Halt Time (ET) 15:20 IIROC can make a decision to impose a temporary suspension of trading in a security of a publi...

Monarch Energy Changes Its Name to ChroMedX Corp.

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 17, 2014) – Monarch Energy Limited (CSE: CHX) (the “Company“) is pleased to announce that pursuant to articles of continuance dated September 8, 2014, Monarch Energy Limited has continued from the province of British Columbia to the Province of Ontario an...

Frontline Gold Announces Renewed Interest and Discussions Regarding Mendere...

Toronto, Ontario–(Newsfile Corp. – September 17, 2014) – Frontline Gold Corporation (TSXV: FGC) (“Frontline” or the “Company”) would like to announce that there has been renewed interest in the Company’s Menderes Gold Project, located in western Turkey. The Company is in discussions with several int...

California Gold Identifies Multiple New Promising Exploration Targets at Fr...

California Gold Identifies Multiple New Promising Exploration Targets at Fremont Toronto, Ontario (FSCwire) – California Gold Mining Inc. (“California Gold” or the “Company”; TSXV-CGM; OTCQX-CFGMF) is pleased to announce results from a recently completed property-wide surface geological mapping prog...

ERF Wireless Spins Off Multi-Million Dollar Asset Consisting of its Residen...

By Accesswire-MRM Sale Proceeds to be Used to Pay Debt and Improve the Company Balance Sheet LEAGUE CITY, TX / ACCESSWIRE / September 17, 2014 / ERF Wireless Inc. (OTCQB: ERFB), a leading provider of enterprise-class wireless and broadband products and services, announced today that the Company...

Nates Food Co. Announces Completion of Initial Testing

Nate’s Food Co. Announces Completion of Initial Testing Los Angeles, California (FSCwire) – Nate’s Foods Co, Inc. (OTC: CRRA) announced today it has completed its initial testing of the pancake and waffle batter. With the completion of the testing, the Company has begun to launch the product and exp...

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