Often, we see a high number of stocks in the portfolios of do-it-yourself investors. The result is then an excessive concentration in equities and in only a few sectors. However, this type of allocation is likely to lead to a much higher level of risk for a portfolio that is supposed to be diversified. When stock markets become chaotic, these investors could be the first ones affected by major losses, as the only asset class found in their portfolio is equities.

For many workers, work-life balance policies are a deciding factor in the choice of a job or a company. And regardless of their business sector, employers have everything to gain by adopting measures that can make a difference in the lives of their employees. But how can you tell if a company is doing enough?

According to the latest studies, 30% of Quebecers give their kids an allowance. On the fence about giving your kids a small allowance? Read on to find out what parents and experts think.

Although Quebecers are living longer, the trend is to stop working earlier than ever before. Of course, this decision can have a significant impact on your income. What are the implications in terms of your retirement benefits under the Quebec Pension Plan (QPP)? Find out how the age at which you retire will affect the value of the pension you are entitled to.

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You can request your Canada Pension Plan (CPP) as early as age 60. Is it better to take advantage of this retirement income sooner than later? Here are a few things to consider to determine the best time to apply for the CPP.

Want to improve your credit after it’s been weakened by financial missteps? Rebuilding your credit is possible. Here are eight tips to help you get there.

You don’t have to buy a building to invest in real estate. Instead, you can earn rental income with a real estate investment trust (REIT). Learn more about this type of investment.

The cost of divorce proceedings varies from one couple to another as there are multiple things to consider. Here’s how you can estimate the cost of your divorce to avoid any unwanted financial surprises.

When a loved one requires long-term care, living in a Long-Term Care Home can be a considerable financial burden. Learn what to expect when it comes to Long-Term Care Home accommodation in Ontario.

The executor/liquidator of a will has to handle many important tasks. It’s best to think carefully before appointing one or accepting this responsibility. Learn more about this key role in the estate settlement process.

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