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Our blog is where you’ll find posts about investing, tax and financial planning tips, markets and other world and life events in a way that you’ll actually enjoy reading!

Swimming Naked

Swimming Naked

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
Warren Buffett has a wonderful line. “Only when the tide goes out do you discover who's been swimming naked.”
Sunbeam through the black stormy cloud.

That’s the Way the World Goes Round

Topic:
Human Interest, Investments
Excerpt:
I was first introduced to the music of John Prine by the older brother of my best friend in high school. Prine’s song writing was a bit more
Serious mature couple calculating bills, checking domestic finances

Navigating New Rules: Should You Reduce Your RRIF Withdrawal in 2020?

Topic:
Tax Planning, Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
In these challenging times – when health and wealth are top of mind – we feel the need for action. The impulse to do something, other than hurry up
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Take the Long View: Coronavirus – The Investor’s Perspective

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
The novel Coronavirus has swept through China and spread to other countries.(1) How this will all play out is unclear. What is the mortality rate?
Word "Tax" with clock on the office workplace. Business concept.

A Tax Plan for All Seasons

Topic:
Tax Planning
Excerpt:
As we move further into 2020, you’ll notice your annual T-slips have been arriving in the mail, RRSP contribution advertisements have been everywhere
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The Transition to Cleaner Sources of Power

Topic:
Human Interest, Investments
Excerpt:
Today, businesses of all kinds are under pressure to reduce their greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions. Climate change has become a leading concern among
Coach Blowing Whistle

Your Planner Would Disapprove!

Topic:
Human Interest, Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
A core part of our business at Nexus is incorporating wise financial planning advice to go alongside the high-quality investment management philosophy
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Natural vs. Synthetic Happiness

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
As we welcome the New Year, we take time to reflect on days gone by and wonder about what lies ahead. We hope for things which make us happy. But we
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New Year. New Look.

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
When Nexus was formed in 1996 by merging Berghuis Investment Counsel and Vantage, we implemented our current logo and classic brand. While it has
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“Work, Work, Work, Work, Work, Work”

Topic:
Pearls of Wisdom
Excerpt:
This has been a busy year. I’ve had lots happening on the home front (a wedding!) and lots going on at the office (too long to list!) Managing work