The END of an ERA - Canada Savings Bonds

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jul 13, 2020

Many folks grew up with Canada Savings Bonds.  Perhaps you received them for Christmas – I know they were a favourite of many Grandparents.  At one point in time – they were even a good investment…   ... Continue reading

SEGREGATED (SEG) FUNDS - WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW!

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jun 29, 2020

There's a lot more to Segregated (Seg) Funds than meets the eye!  There are benefits and protections you may not know about...read on! WHAT IS A SEG FUND? Life Insurance Company INVESTMENT (not a life... Continue reading

Emotional Investing

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jun 22, 2020

Who hasn't found themselves in a position of making a purchase because it 'felt' good?  Conversely, in times of uncertainty and stress our emotions can sometimes cause us to 're-think' strategies which... Continue reading

"Back to the Basics" time?

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jun 15, 2020

COVID-19 has been a time to take a 'new' look at many things in our lives.  For many it's been a time to re-define our priorities. Personally, like many others, time with Family has been the biggest challenge. ... Continue reading

BEFORE You say ‘yes’ to MORTGAGE INSURANCE FROM A BANK….

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jun 08, 2020

Know someone who is purchasing their first home...or whose mortgage is coming up for renewal? Before you say yes to the bank's "mortgage insurance" there are some things you need to be aware of.  Please... Continue reading

"I DON'T WANT TO INVEST MY MONEY NOW BECAUSE..."

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jun 08, 2020

This is really interesting… a tracking of reasons to avoid investing and the market realities from the 1930’s to the end of 2019 – based on the DJIA (Dow Jones Industrial Average).  CLICK HERE TO READ!... Continue reading

What part of the CYCLE are you in?

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on May 25, 2020

Behaviour Experts tell us there is a cycle during times of 'crisis.'  That's important information to know - and information we feel is important for our clients to have access to. In a webinar I attended... Continue reading

What? It was a long weekend?!

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on May 19, 2020

We’ve just come out of the May  2-4 weekend (Victoria Day).  Perhaps you had an opportunity to reach out (with safe social distancing of course) to family and/or friends.  I know some of us didn’t even... Continue reading

THOUGHTS OF RETIREMENT INCOME AND TAX STRATEGIES…

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on May 12, 2020

Right now, everyone’s main concern is the safety of one another…we all get that.  It is also VERY important (in the light of economic realities) to look ahead. With that in mind, this week I would like... Continue reading

Where should I go from here?

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on May 04, 2020

First of all – thanks to the many of you who responded to the e-newsletter (…on a personal note) we sent out last week.  If, for some reason you didn’t receive it – and you’re checking this blog – please... Continue reading