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“Where’s the beef?” That line originated in a 1980s commercial for Wendy’s. It quickly became the catchphrase for all those seeking quality, value for money and good service. These days, mutual fund investors are asking the same question when they survey investment returns which, despite the strong market performance of early 2012, are often in the low single digits or even negative over three and five years. MORE
I wasn’t always a personal finance and investing guy. Back in my 20s, I was a young reporter who made a good living, but was kind of clueless about money. Let us just say that investing mistakes were made. Nothing too horrible, mind you. I didn’t blow a fortune or make one for that matter. However, I did begin learning a lifetime’s worth of investing lessons that I’d like to pass along here. 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