Tag Archives: pension reform

Hot Off the Web- January 27, 2014

Contents: Spending smart, Madoff L-T lessons=Nada, advisers’ value-add: taxes/fear-greed-control/focus-on-long-term, simple ETF strategies win, Vanguard advantage: coop model with matching reputation and low cost index funds, RRSP or mortgage prepayment? PBC/Florida property assessments: homesteaders=+1.5% while non-homesteaders=+10%? legal and fraudulent homesteaders’ taxes in Florida paid by non-homesteaders? Air Canada pension plan eliminates deficit while Nortel pensioners stuck […]

Hot Off the Web- June 10, 2013

Contents: Best online broker, value of CFP to brokerage, embedded mutual fund commissions-NOT, good guys-bad guys, hedge funds not worth it, 100% stock? Vanguard international bond ETFs, 3rd party custodians? pullback on buy-to-rent houses? No retirement crisis in Canada? Canadian pension sponsors worry about fiduciary accountability, “actuarial lunacy” liability discount rates, men/women invest differently, higher […]