An industry veteran gives his view on the dangers of bad advice and the importance of improving the image of the industry
A Toronto-area advisor explains why most people selling seg funds today don’t do a good job.
A veteran player is offering three bulletproof strategies for dealing with the monkey on most advisors’ backs – the need to satisfy yield-hungry clients.
New research is exposing the financial fragility of a surprising number Canadians.
Accountants can. Lawyers can. Even dieticians can incorporate in order to make sure that their business can run in an effective and tax efficient manner. But many, many Wealth professionals can’t – what’s going on?
If you’ve decided to focus purely on high-net-worth clients, WP has done some of the hard research for you – these are Canada’s wealthiest communities.
A 63-year-old client on fixed income was allegedly sold a non-existent private placement but the advisor’s dealer is refusing to foot the tab despite an Ombudsman’s recommendation.
While Alzheimer’s and other healthcare crises plague our aging population, financial advisors are increasingly forced to handle elderly clients with care.
The investable assets of thousands of clients are under lockdown with regulators freezing the accounts of what many call a “sophisticated bookie.”
A veteran advisor is suggesting a way to keep embedded commissions which would remove the discretion of fund providers looking to entice players with higher compensation.
Here’s a seg fund idea that DSC supporters may want to get behind.