How to Prevent Your Investments From Cracking

How to Prevent Your Investments From CrackingDon’t put all your eggs in one basket. It’s a maxim we have all heard since childhood. The basic premise is that if you must figuratively transport a number of eggs from one place to another, placing all of them in the same basket will expose you to a total loss should the basket fall en route. We hear this admonition in the world of investing all the time as…

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Chuck it All and Buy GICs?

Chuck it All and Buy GICs?It’s possible to make a reasonable argument that the average investor would be better off investing in GICs than stocks and bonds. Unfortunately, David Trahair fails to make this argument well in his book Enough Bull: How to Retire Well Without the Stock Market, Mutual Funds, or Even an Investment Advisor. So, I’ll try to make it for him. The main argument in favour of investing in stocks is their…

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