Around The World In 100 Words - September 2018; Week 36

Published by First Capital Financial on Sep 10, 2018

  This week’s ATW looks closely at the rules governing RESPs and in particular, the best strategy for withdrawing the money once accumulated. Minimizing tax is one of the most effective ways of maximizing... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - September 2018; Week 35

Published by First Capital Financial on Sep 06, 2018

  Well it’s nail biting time as NAFTA negotiations head into extra innings. The economic risk from this is real and a function of Canada’s unwillingness or inability to diversify its economic dependency... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - August 2018; Week 33

Published by First Capital Financial on Aug 20, 2018

This week’s Around The World in 100 Words looks squarely at the issue of government intrusion into the Canadian economy and the inevitable problems that result. As a screaming capitalist, out of principle... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - August 2018; Week 32

Published by First Capital Financial on Aug 14, 2018

This week’s ATW is all about background noise. I don’t mean of the kind like surf crashing into the beach at high tide or the ceaseless roar of the engines on a transatlantic flight, I mean the kind of... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - August 2018; Week 31

Published by First Capital Financial on Aug 07, 2018

This week Around The World (ATW) looks at stock market valuations, using the topical example of cannabis stocks to make one simple point when it comes to investing: don’t overpay when investing in securities.... Continue reading

Around The world In 100 Words - July 2018; Week 28

Published by First Capital Financial on Jul 17, 2018

The struggle for world supremacy reached a frenzied peak on Sunday, with Les Bleus winning 4-2 over tiny Croatia, earning France it’s 2nd World Cup and bragging rights for the next four years. Soccer ... Continue reading

Around The World in 100 Words - July 2018; Week 27

Published by First Capital Financial on Jul 11, 2018

Well, we’re over the hump and the second half of 2018 is underway. For investors wondering what the next six months will hold, let me just say that there are lots of moving parts in the engine of the ... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - July 2018 - Week 26

Published by First Capital Financial on Jul 03, 2018

We’re at the mid-point of the year and time to take (ahem) stock of where we are. Well, markets have been a mixed bag and with the exception of the tech-heavy NASDAQ, most indexes are somewhere between... Continue reading

Around The world In 100 Words - June 2018; Week 24

Published by First Capital Financial on Jun 13, 2018

I’m back! Following a financial services conference in sunny Spain I’m coming to you with my Around the World blog for the 24th week of 2018. Having missed last week, I’ll say twice as much this time.... Continue reading

Around The World In 100 Words - May 2018; Week 22

Published by First Capital Financial on May 30, 2018

This week’s Around The World (ATW) takes a closer look at the menacing threat lurking just under the surface this summer. No, I’m not talking about anything we have to worry about when jumping into the... Continue reading