Retirement Planning Tips

by Invisor Last updated on January 27, 2016

It’s that time of the year when we all set goals for ourselves.  Whether it’s to lose 10 pounds, exercise more or something else, most goals are often short term in nature. Sometimes they are achieved, but whether we like to admit it or not, many go down the way-side.  

Goal setting is important.  Without one would you even know which way you are headed?  However, goals should also include longer term plans that need to be built up incrementally, year after year.  Retirement is one of such goals.  It might sound absurd to think of something that might be 30 years away.  But people who have gotten there will vouch - the earlier you start working towards it, the better the chances are of accomplishing the goal.

Here are 7 tips as you work through building up your retirement goal.

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A Bitter Start to 2016 for Global Markets

by Invisor Last updated on January 13, 2016

Despite the mild winter, it’s been a bitter start to the year in global markets. Chinese markets are down nearly 15 per cent since year end, the Canadian market just wrapped up a nine-day slide, and oil is testing a $30/barrel floor it last hit in 2004. Here we examine the factors driving the slide and why we think fears are overstated.

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December 2015 Update on Global Markets

by Invisor Last updated on January 07, 2016

Markets ended December with increasing volatility as the Chinese economic slowdown and their weakening currency (Yuan) put pressure on global markets and commodity prices. Oil prices hit 11 year lows and the U.S. Federal Reserve increased rates for the first time since 2006. We take a deeper look at what is driving these changes, what to look for in 2016, and what strategies to take with your investment portfolio in this environment. 

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How to Manage Your Household Finances in Uncertain Times

by Invisor Last updated on January 06, 2016

With the economy continuing to struggle, markets fluctuating, and job security in jeopardy, it is no wonder that many people are concerned about their financial futures. In such uncertain times, feeling out of control – especially when it comes to finances – can lead to unnecessary stress. To take back control and alleviate anxiety, here are five tips to help you manage your household finances.

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