MIS-TIMING RECEIPT OF GOVERNMENT PENSION BENEFITS - Mistake #2

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Aug 25, 2020

Welcome to the next in our 13 BIGGEST INVESTMENT MISTAKES RETIREES MAKE series!  Mistake #2 is MIS-TIMING RECEIPT OF GOVERNMENT PENSION BENEFITS     First of all – let me tell you about Government Pension... Continue reading

DIGGING DEEPER

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Aug 04, 2020

DISCLAIMER!  As I look over at my Assistant's "dear-in-the-headlights" expression, I'm going to say to you... YOUR FINANCIAL ADVISOR IS IMPORTANT! In last week's email/blog I provided a list of the 13... Continue reading

13 Biggest Investment Mistakes Retirees Make

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jul 27, 2020

Are you approaching Retirement?  Perhaps you're already retired...  Take note of these MISTAKES TO AVOID!   Over the next few blog posts we'll be looking, in more depth, at these mistakes in order to ... Continue reading

Not all GICs are Created Equal!

Published by Wayne A. Hissa on Jul 20, 2020

It's been said that a picture is worth a thousand words...  Well here are 2 pictures for you.  The first is a Lifetime Advantages and the second is the Advantages are death...take a look!   Want to know... Continue reading

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