A lot has changed…

Technology has made the world smaller. Things move fast and things change even faster. The news, views, and concerns of the world make it to our screens in the matter of seconds. When it comes to wealth management and investing, it can be hard to keep perspective.

April 28, 2016

Canadian Equities: More Gas in the Tank?

March 7, 2016

Test Your Retirement Literacy

March 1, 2016

Investments: Looking Beyond Our Border?

January 29, 2016

2015 RRIF Re-contribution Deadline & Tips

The 2015 Federal Budget changed the rules governing registered retirement income funds, or RRIFs, to allow seniors to preserve their tax-sheltered assets for longer. These changes apply to all types of RRIFs, including Life Income Funds (LIFs) and other locked-in retirement accounts. The government lowered the RRIF minimum withdrawal percentages […]
January 18, 2016

Keep Your Eyes on the Road

January 18, 2016

Welcome to the WDS Blog: Come Back Often

At WDS we love what we do, pill so why not write about it? We have a passion for all things to do with personal finance, viagra and want to share it. Not just the stock market stuff but the behavioural side of things too; how investing impacts our brain […]
June 12, 2017

Be Prepared: Know Your Appetite for Risk

“Emotions are the most important determinant of long-horizon wealth.” – C. Thomas Howard, PhD.   Is there truth to Dr. Howard’s unorthodox statement that you need to know about? When you invest, you make choices. One of the main trade-offs is the level of risk you are willing to bear […]
May 16, 2017

Attention to Details – May Edition

Each month we’ll lift the lid on what WDS does behind the scenes to invest well. It is attention to such details, over the course of time that allows you to accumulate wealth and attain financial security. GuruFocus – Why Cash Is King This article (link) explains the free cash […]
April 27, 2017

Caveat emptor – the state of the fiduciary standard in Canada

  In life certain things are taken for granted; assuming a standard of care when dealing with professionals is usually one of them. For example, when searching for a new doctor there are many things to consider before making your choice: clinic location, tenure, specialization, bedside manner, etc. Whether a […]
April 6, 2017

RESULTS at a glance

Stocks rose in the first quarter of 2017. Long-term bond yields fell in both Canada and the US, with positive impact on fixed income returns. Gold prices have appreciated, too. The price of oil dropped in March. The Canadian dollar shows little change against the U.S. dollar despite lower oil […]