Dreaming of a cottage vacation? Now’s the time to think about it. Fall is the ideal season to act on that idea and make a purchase, or just to rent!

The last thing you want to do when trading on the stock market is buy shares in a downtrend (DT lines). Stocks should not be purchased while they are rising, which is even more true when they are falling, since if they are trapped under the downtrend, you will be in for some very rough times.

The goal of saving for retirement is to supplement the income you'll receive from government pension plans (like the Régie des rentes du Québec and the Canada Pension Plan) and private pension plans (former employers) to maintain your lifestyle after retirement.


On July 12, the Bank of Canada hiked its benchmark interest rate, recognizing the strength of our domestic economy and tightening monetary conditions for the first time since September 2010. This was followed by a second increase on September 6, 2017 confirming the trend. Investors should bear in mind the impact these rate hikes could have on their portfolios.

Investing isn’t the place to improvise. Having a good game plan can help you reach your goals, while helping you avoid an investor’s worst enemy: emotion!

How can you get the most out of your investments? How can you tell the difference between a good investment and a bad one? Here is some advice.

Canadian home prices have skyrocketed over the past 12 years. During this period, you may have seen a better rate of return on your home than on a balanced portfolio composed of stocks and bonds. Does that mean that your home is your best investment? You can't count on it—let's take a look at the reasons why.