A look back to 2018

January 16, 2019

This past year (2018) was perhaps the strangest year I’ve experienced in my career as a financial advisor. Most importantly, it was one of the truly great years in the history for the American economy, (a significant part of our global portfolios) and not so bad for the Canadian economy. It was also by far the best year since the global financial crisis of 10 years past from an economic perspective – which, given how the equity markets ended up is a little unreal.

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October 2, 2018

In conversations with clients, friends and from our own personal experience, the scammers are continuing the email phishing scams along with moving to the telephone and calling us directly.  If you are ever contacted and threatened to be arrested or jailed or an attempt at exploitation is made, just hang up!

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Personal – June 2016

June 7, 2016

The best laid plans … Many delays in our house design have prevented the submission of our plans. Maybe this week? As proof we are proceeding, one of the pictures in the link below shows our cleared lot. I’m standing about 10 ft. from where our front door will be.

The link below has a few interesting (to me!) photos of the family. Nik’s recent graduation from Bishops and Daughter Sasha firefighting in Alberta. Her crew is part of a small number of fire fighters who rappel from a helicopter to the ground when landing is impossible – typically for northern fires. The crew then prepares a landing spot and a base camp to fight the nearby fire. Once shot is of Sasha bear hugging a tree as rookie indoctrination – she last 65 minutes – I’m told.

Link to Photos