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Lottery tickets, slot machines and other games feed our dreams of riches or financial rescue. Most of us will take a chance on hitting it big if we’re not risking too much money in the process. What’s 10 bucks or so in a bid for lottery fortune? Of course, we know that the odds of hitting the jackpot are tiny in games of chance. But investments are a different matter. MORE
“Neither a borrower not a lender be,” is a long-established saying going back to Shakespearean times. However, as universal truths go, this one is only half appropriate for modern investors. Forced to choose between only one of two fates – being a borrower or a lender – I would unhesitatingly choose the latter. MORE
Watch out, seniors. The investment industry is about to smother you with love. For a couple of reasons, seniors are a hot market for investment companies. They have big money after decades of saving for retirement, and they’re a huge demographic force. Statistics Canada has estimated that as much as one-quarter of the population will be 65 years of age or older in 20 years. MORE