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Back to School – Not Just for Kids

The air is crisp and the leaves are changing colour. While some things have stayed the same – the end…Read more

">What to consider before day trading

The number of novice investors day trading has surged during the coronavirus pandemic. People stuck at home have turned to…Read more

5 Steps to Manage Financial Stress

We are living in challenging times and every day Albertans face the unprecedented combination of economic uncertainty, ongoing COVID-19 dangers,…Read more

Connecting with a friend or family member about investment fraud

Current pandemic measures have dramatically changed how we interact with our friends and family. While physical distancing affects everyone, seniors…Read more

Scams exploiting fears and isolation of older Albertans amid COVID-19

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted lives around the world, including families across Alberta and especially seniors, who are isolated from…Read more

Buying in the dip: What to consider when investing during an economic downturn

You may hear the investing motto “buy the dip” being used a lot these days. This phrase refers to looking…Read more

Five tips to avoid the dangers of affinity fraud

Many don’t realize this, but one in four Albertans are approached with fraudulent investment opportunities through friends and family –…Read more

STOP! Steps to take before saying yes to an investment

When it comes to new investment opportunities, it’s hard not to be excited about the potential of significant returns on…Read more

Pump-and-dump dangers: Investing in current events & crises

Now more than ever, Albertans are feeling vulnerable. With growing economic uncertainty stemming from a highly volatile stock market and…Read more

Choosing the right financial adviser

Just as picking the right opportunity for your money is important, choosing a financial adviser that’s registered and matches your…Read more