Relatively Easy

Published by Matthew Phillips on Jun 23, 2015

This newsletter was written on June 8, 2015. By the time you are reading this newsletter, I can confidently predict that the date of writing will be in the past and you will have travelled forward in time at the same rate as everyone else on earth. If... Continue reading
I’M ON A HIGHWAY TO SELL!

Published by Matthew Phillips on May 22, 2015

Last month this newsletter discussed whether the concept of buying and holding through market volatility was good advice. Most investors lack a really good sell discipline which results in missed opportunities to take profits when investments are at high... Continue reading
BUY & HOLD?

Published by Matthew Phillips on Apr 15, 2015

Have you ever been told to buy and hold your investments? This is the advice that many investors receive when stock markets are falling. It isn’t normally touted as frequently when the markets are going up. Throughout the market cycles, how do you decide... Continue reading
MONEY IN MOTION

Published by Matthew Phillips on Mar 23, 2015

WHERE’S THE GROWTH? The Bank of Canada recently dropped interest rates and some economists are predicting that they will fall further. The guaranteed side of portfolios just isn’t delivering the returns that are needed to fund most Canadian’s retirement... Continue reading
SAVING AT THE GAS PUMPS BUT LOSING IN YOUR PORTFOLIO?

Published by Matthew Phillips on Mar 05, 2015

Lower gas prices are going to boost the economy because everyone has more money left in their pockets after filling the tank, right? The reality may be a bit more complicated than that. There is a growing concern that we might be entering a period of... Continue reading