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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. […]

The Retirement Income Gap

07/29/14 2:00 am

A BlackRock and EBRI analysis (from Think Advisor, July 9th) suggests that older retirees are further from being retirement ready than their younger counterparts… go figure. Ironically, since most benefit plan investors (really speculators) at all ages are market value focused instead of income focused, this observation will likely be the same ten years from […]

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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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Michael Clements Joins SYZ Asset Management

09/16/14 12:04 am

Michael Clements Joins SYZ Asset Management PR Newswire GENEVA, September 16, 2014 GENEVA, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – SYZ Asset Management, the institutional arm of Swiss banking group SYZ & CO, announced today the arrival of Michael Clements as Head of European Equities. He will be heading up the London-based team of fund managers and […]

SD Association Expands iSDIO Specification, Adds High-Speed Contactless Dat...

09/16/14 12:01 am

SD Association Expands iSDIO Specification, Adds High-Speed Contactless Data Transfer With TransferJet New iSDIO memory cards to feature fast contactless transfers between equipped devices PR Newswire SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 SAN RAMON, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – PHOTOKINA — The SD Association (SDA), a global ecosystem of companies setting industry-leading memory card standards, […]

D-Link Now Shipping its Newest Wi-Fi Smart Plug for Under $40

09/16/14 12:01 am

D-Link Now Shipping its Newest Wi-Fi Smart Plug for Under $40 Smart Plug makes it More Affordable than Ever to Automate and Create On/Off Schedules for Appliances and Devices in the Connected Home PR Newswire FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 FOUNTAIN VALLEY, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — D-Link today announced that the Wi-Fi […]

NTI Releases the Newest Edition of Its Personal Backup Solution

09/16/14 12:00 am

NTI Releases the Newest Edition of Its Personal Backup Solution Version 4 of Backup Now EZ™ Now Available With Special Promotions PR Newswire IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 IRVINE, Calif., Sept. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – NTI Corporation is proud to introduce NTI Backup Now EZ™ 4, the newest version of its popular Personal Backup Software. Like […]

DeLclima Specialised Cooling Partner for Telefonica

09/16/14 12:00 am

DeLclima Specialised Cooling Partner for Telefonica PR Newswire TREVISO, Italy, September 16, 2014 TREVISO, Italy, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – - DeLclima HPAC units installed in the new Data Center in Bogotà.  DeLclima, through its subsidiary Climaveneta, has supplied 10 units to the new TelefonicaDataCenter in Bogotà. Telefónica has been present in Colombia since 2004. It began its […]

ÜberResearch Launches Dimensions for Funders

09/16/14 12:00 am

ÜberResearch Launches Dimensions for Funders PR Newswire LONDON, September 16, 2014 LONDON, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Unique view of $750+ billion of research ensures standardized decision analytics for research funding organizations are a reality  ÜberResearch, a leading software developer for research funding organizations, today launched Dimensions, a cloud based business intelligence application coupled with […]

Panacea Healthcare Solutions to Resell Career Step’s ICD-10-CM and PCS Asse...

09/16/14 12:00 am

Provo, Utah (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Career Step, an online provider of online career-focused education and corporate training, is pleased to announce that Panacea Healthcare Solutions will be reselling the company’s ICD-10-CM and PCS comprehensive skill assessments and the ICD-10-CM and PCS configured practice case studies through ICD University and Panacea’s consulting division. “We are […]

Arizona Immigration Attorney Announces Recent Legal Immigration Cases via K...

09/16/14 12:00 am

Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Citizens of countries outside the United States seek to immigrate to the U.S. for many reasons, often times financial, but others a matter of the heart. Recently, Irena Juras of the Juras Law Firm assisted two clients who fell into those categories: a Canadian citizen who wanted to legally […]

Saudi Poultry Industry Eyes Solar-Diesel Hybrids

09/15/14 11:50 pm

Saudi Poultry Industry Eyes Solar-Diesel Hybrids PR Newswire RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, September 16, 2014 RIYADH, Saudi Arabia, September 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ – Solar-diesel hybrid solutions may hold the answer to reducing fuel costs and increasing energy security for Saudi Arabia’s agricultural sector. The poultry industry, in particular, could benefit from hybridizing diesel generators with solar […]

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Ventana Research Announces Technology Innovation Award Winners for 2014

Winning business technology innovations to be showcased at upcoming Ventana Research Summit. SAN RAMON, CA, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Ventana Research today announced the 28 winners of the 2014 Technology Innovation Awards. These Awards, presented annually, identify the technologies th...

The Scrubba Wash Bag Officially Launches in North America!

Eartheasy and Calibr8 Pty Ltd Announce North American Distribution Partnership for the Scrubba Wash Bag – The Worlds First Pocket-Sized “Washing Machine” VANCOUVER, BC, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — US and Canadian incorporated Sustainable Living Ltd. announces today that it ...

Roxant Releases Affordable New Video Camera Stabilizer That Enables Anyone ...

Roxant has announced the launch of its brand new affordable pro consumer handheld video camera stabilizer. The product will launch on Amazon for under $70. LOS ANGELES, CA, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Today, Roxant announced the release of their pro consumer, handheld steady cam stabiliz...

In Space, What’s on the Outside Matters

Upcoming instruments planned for the external space station platform include the Multi-User System for Earth Sensing, the Calorimetric Electron Telescope, Cosmic Ray Energetics and Mass, a Rapid Scatterometer, and the Cloud-Aerosol Transport System. HOUSTON, TX, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/... and Road Shower LLC Announce North American Distribution Part...

The world’s first rack-mounted solar shower. VANCOUVER, BC, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — US and Canadian incorporated Sustainable Living Ltd. announces today that it has officially partnered with Colorado based Road Shower LLC. Following the August 2014 Outdoor Retailer Show...

Coranet Corp. Wins Done Deals Access New York City Award and WBE Done Deals...

CEO Margaret Marcucci’s team accepted the awards at the WPEO Annual Breakthrough Breakfast in New York on Sept. 12th. NEW YORK, NY, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — The Women Presidents’ Educational Organization (WPEO) has awarded the Done Deals Access New York City Award and WBE Done Deals C...

Christina Motley Takes Third Place Nationally as NFPW Sweepstakes Winner

A NFPW member since 1991 and frequent award-winner, Motley received seven national awards at the annual NFPW Conference, including special recognition as the third highest award-winner in the country. RALEIGH, NC, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — The National Federation of Press Women (NFPW) ...

BC Comfort Trailblazing Commercial Solar in the Lower Mainland

BC Comfort Air Conditioning Limited works with RSL to install commercial solar hot water systems. VANCOUVER, BC, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — As energy costs continue to rise, solar hot water systems have become an attractive alternative energy solution for commercial buildings. Solar pow...

Artsyl Launches Version 4.5 of docAlpha – Intelligent Document Recognition ...

Enterprise class, highly scalable, self-learning solution for automating data and document capture. THORNHILL, ON, September 16, 2014 /24-7PressRelease/ — Artsyl Technologies, a leader in document imaging and capture technologies, announced today the worldwide availability of docAlpha 4.5, the next ...

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