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 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 […]
April 3, 2017

Welcome Richard!

Almost two years to the day since Derek joined WDS, we’re excited to tell you about our latest addition, Richard Coffin. WDS recognizes that we are in a people business and must attract talent to continue delivering top-notch wealth management services to you. As we grow, we need to add […]
July 7, 2016

Bravo Derek!

WDS proudly announces that Derek Dedman has attained the highest level in the investment industry, portfolio manager. Portfolio manager is a position that a person must work his way up to over the course of a career. After all, portfolio managers are ultimately responsible for making the final investment decisions […]
June 30, 2016

The Yield Whisper – What is the Yield Telling You?

June 27, 2016

Don’t Run for the Brexit!

We aren’t. There are more than enough experts to tell us what will and won’t happen after the UK voted to leave the European Union. Many are the same voices—only days ago—who vehemently predicted a stay victory. Newspaper, radio and TV headlines speak of stock market declines around the globe; […]
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?

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 3, 2017

Welcome Richard!

Almost two years to the day since Derek joined WDS, we’re excited to tell you about our latest addition, Richard Coffin. WDS recognizes that we are in a people business and must attract talent to continue delivering top-notch wealth management services to you. As we grow, we need to add […]
July 7, 2016

Bravo Derek!

WDS proudly announces that Derek Dedman has attained the highest level in the investment industry, portfolio manager. Portfolio manager is a position that a person must work his way up to over the course of a career. After all, portfolio managers are ultimately responsible for making the final investment decisions […]
April 28, 2016

Canadian Equities: More Gas in the Tank?