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My take on the financial world

What to expect?
Normally I am not one to prognosticate on where the economy or markets are heading, but I found myself feeling inundated by the pundits over the last few weeks as we embark on 2012. So I thought, why not put a few words together for those who care to listen … so here it goes.

Are we dead in the water?
I don’t believe we are at all. I remember back a few years ago when I stopped listening to the radio as everything from the propaganda machines was negative. I listened to the radio on the way to work today.

The worst money lies we tell ourselves

Not that I am incapable of creating my own list of do’s and don’t’s, but the following from MSN Money author, Jason Buckland, speaks to the heart of the follies that so many of us buy into.

"The calendar now reads 2012, which means a new year and a new lease on our cash. This will be the year we save more. This will be the year we spend less. This year, damnit, will be the one we finally figure out how the TFSA works!

Winter Driving Myths Debunked (from MSN)

I saw this on MSN when I signed onto the internet and figured that it was not a bad thing to share with everyone as I think it is important to speak about more than just financial items because those are often so boring.

December 28, 2011 10:39 AM | By John LeBlanc for MSN Autos
Winter driving myths debunked!

Tips For Buying A Home

First of all Congratulations!

The following is a step-by-step process that we go through with our clients in order that the process of buying a house has few, if any, surprises or regrets.

Before you go and look at a single house, make sure that you are prepared to buy and know your numbers. Otherwise you will buy on emotion only and that can be a very dangerous and costly mistake.
Now that you are aware that Emotional Reasoning will always win over Financial Reasoning, let’s look at how to get into your house effectively.

The New Face of Probate in Ontario

On December 1st, 2011 I went to a breakfast meeting and had the privilege to hear Barry Corbin speak. Barry is an expert in estates and trusts law and he spoke about the issue of probate and what the recent passing of Bill 173 means to the people of Ontario.

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