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Home Sweet Home

Home Sweet Home

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
The red-hot housing market in the GTA continues to make headlines as the average home now costs 12 times the average household’s gross income.
Beating the Bias: Tips to Avoid the Planning Fallacy

Beating the Bias: Tips to Avoid the Planning Fallacy

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
In 1969, the mayor of Montreal proudly announced that the 1976 Olympics would feature a state-of-the-art coliseum covered by the first retractable
Canada – Not So Bad, Eh?

Canada – Not So Bad, Eh?

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
You’ve read all the stories. Canada hasn’t exactly been an economic juggernaut of late. Low oil and gas prices, stubborn unemployment, weak exports,
The Bloom of Regulation

The Bloom of Regulation

Topic:
Pearls of Wisdom
Excerpt:
Early this year, we exited our position in M&T Bank (MTB- NYSE). It had been a very successful holding. However, after review by our investment
Keeping An Open Mind Amid a World of Echo Chambers

Keeping An Open Mind Amid a World of Echo Chambers

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In today's world, there is no shortage of loud opinions. Recently, however, opinions seem to have become more "polarized". People are staking out
Sitting in the Shade

Sitting in the Shade

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Those of you familiar with Nexus will have witnessed our occasional peppering of presentations, blogs and personal conversations with quotes from
Let’s Be Careful Out There

Let’s Be Careful Out There

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
As the guardians of our clients’ financial wellbeing, we hope to safeguard and grow our clients’ assets to the best of our abilities. It’s our duty to
Alternative Facts: The New Investment Performance Regime

Alternative Facts: The New Investment Performance Regime

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
The concept of an “alternative fact” was introduced to the world in January by Donald Trump’s advisor, Kellyanne Conway, in the course of arguing over
‘Tis the season – for income tax: Make financial and tax planning easier on yourself this year

‘Tis the season – for income tax: Make financial and tax planning easier on yourself this year

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
Tax season comes but once a year (thankfully!) and there are some things you can do to make it easier on yourself. I have put together a few helpful
CRM2: The Nexus Approach to our CRM2 Reports

CRM2: The Nexus Approach to our CRM2 Reports

Topic:
CRM2
Excerpt:
With changing securities regulations coming into effect, investment firms are now required to provide individual investors with specific additional in