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Should advisers have a legal duty to act in your best interest?

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Do you believe that your financial adviser has a legal duty to put your interests first? If you do, you’re not alone.
In 2012, an IEF study found that 70 per cent of investors believe that their financial adviser has a legal duty to put the client’s best interests ahead of their own personal interests. But in Canada, that’s not necessarily true. MORE

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The Puck Stops Here Events

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Join GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca at OHL games across Ontario between January to March 2012 for games, giveaways and more. Find out more about our events and be sure to RSVP! MORE

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What’s Old is New Again: a Review of Benjamin Franklin’s The Way to Wealth

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The Way to Wealth was written in – believe it or not – 1758, and it still rings surprisingly true today. Benjamin Franklin was a superstar in his day; he founded a nation (the United States), penned the Declaration of Independence and came up with what can be considered the classic basics of personal financial success. MORE

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Looking for Return?

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Ever since the 2008 global financial crisis significantly impacted the returns of investors worldwide, many have been looking for ways to recoup their losses and rebuild their portfolios. As markets begin to recover, we see that we’re nowhere near pre-2008 levels – yet. So, how can an investor rebuild their portfolio in the face of losses? MORE

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Freedom Through Finances

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Figuring out how to keep track of my expenses has never really been a problem for me since I’ve never bothered to do it. It’s like, “if you have money, why not spend it?” MORE

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