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Climbing a mountain of debt

Dormant Debt Volcanoes

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In a recent Nexus Notes article “Living in a World of Lilliputian Interest Rates”, we spent some time on the rather uninspiring implications for
Man gives a woman the keys to a new home

So You Want to Help Your Kids Buy a Home.

Topic:
Wealth Planning
Excerpt:
In some real estate markets like Toronto or Vancouver many parents are worried that their children are going to be priced out of the market. This
Hand in audience raised for a question at a business seminar

Questions from the Floor

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Throughout the year we host a variety of client events from our Quarterly Investment Reviews, our Women & Wealth series, regular client portfolio
robot with circuit brain

Artificial Intelligence: Where do you go to, my lovely?

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
Waiting for the Robots - Everyone has wondered about the robots. When will they be here? The first science fiction book I read was Logan’s Run.
Brad Weber

A New Face At Nexus

Topic:
Inside Nexus
Excerpt:
We are happy to announce Brad Weber as the newest member of the Nexus team. As Vice President Client Services & Financial Planning, Brad will work
A young boy is looking forward to growing and getting bigger.

Measuring Up: Benchmarks and Your Portfolio

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
An investor ought to be able to get answers to two simple questions: how has my portfolio performed, and what have I paid for that performance? Though
Ulysses and Sirens, Greek mythology, wood engraving, published in 1880

Market Noise: How to Beat it with Temperament

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
In Greek mythology, the beautiful but dangerous Sirens, with their music and voices, lured unsuspecting sailors to disastrous shipwrecks upon rocky
Apple and oranges comparison

It’s All Relative

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
Sometimes the conversation starts like this: “Hey, neighbour! I just got my investment report and since moving to my broker ten years ago, my U.S.
Lotto Max with Encore

A Tax on Stupidity?

Topic:
Human Interest
Excerpt:
The French philosopher, Voltaire, is reputed to have said that “lotteries are a tax on stupidity.” While it’s hard to find evidence that Voltaire
Bearish - Bear market trend

Making Money in Bear Markets

Topic:
Investments
Excerpt:
It has been said that “You make most of your money in a bear market. You just don’t realize it at the time.” How so Most obviously, in a bear market
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