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Increasing the Charitable Disbursement Quota – Well Meaning, but Wrong

Increasing the Charitable Disbursement Quota – Well Meaning, but Wrong

Topic:
Foundations & Endowments
Excerpt:
Most Canadians have probably been focused on the recent Federal election. So, it wouldn’t be surprising if some missed an important consultation that
The Future of Money: a Digital Currency Primer

The Future of Money: a Digital Currency Primer

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
As a bottom-up investment management firm, we spend a lot of time looking at specific companies. But keeping an eye on evolving industry trends can be
Ian Ligertwood

The Nexus IT Crowd

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
We are happy to announce Ian Ligertwood as the newest member of our team. As Vice President, Operations & Technology, Ian will be responsible for
Nexus: Behind the Scenes

Nexus: Behind the Scenes

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
Over the years, readers of the Nexus blog have been treated to various posts from my colleagues. On the other hand, much like my role at Nexus, I have
COVID: An Uneven – and Unequal – Recovery

COVID: An Uneven – and Unequal – Recovery

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
Canadians have had enough of the lockdown. Here we are 18 months after you first heard of the then mysterious Wuhan flu. Today, but for any curve ball
The Times They Are a-Changin'

The Times They Are a-Changin’

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
My inaugural blog Time Poverty: Why Are We All So Busy? was excitedly penned and posted December 25th 2015. It was a human interest article, the first
The Great Transition – A Tax Efficient Withdrawal Strategy

The Great Transition – A Tax Efficient Withdrawal Strategy

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
The change from “saver” to “spender” is what I call the great retirement transition. Figuring out how to draw on your retirement savings to meet your
The Burden of Experience in a Modern World

The Burden of Experience in a Modern World

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Those of us who started in the industry decades ago have witnessed enormous change. When I finished university in 1982, Japan was the world’s
Nexus and the ESG Integration Approach

Nexus and the ESG Integration Approach

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
At Nexus, we think Environmental, Social and Corporate Governance (ESG) considerations are a helpful input to our investment decision-making process.
The Money Tree: A Twenty-Year Nexus Testimonial

The Money Tree: A Twenty-Year Nexus Testimonial

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In 2001, a then twenty-year veteran of the Bay St. investment industry who had received a pretty healthy post-“tech boom”, pre-“tech wreck” bonus,