Leo Almazora

Leo Almazora

Leo is currently a journalist at Life and Health Professional.

With a Master’s degree in Applied Business economics, Leo is a seasoned finance reporter who has published his insights across Canada, USA, and Asia. He now writes news, features, and profiles for Canada’s leading finance title, Wealth Professional Canada. Leo’s specialty areas include financial regulation, real estate news and insurance.

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How Canadian wealth firms are fending off robo challenge

Even with increased digitization, there are still gaps in advice that need to be filled

How Canadian wealth firms are fending off robo challenge

Plans to work in retirement don’t pan out for most

Biennial poll reveals how pre-retirees’ plans don’t match realities faced by older Canadians

Plans to work in retirement don’t pan out for most

CSA issues guidance on crypto asset regulation

Regulators seek to clarify when trading platforms are subject to legislation governing securities and derivatives

CSA issues guidance on crypto asset regulation

Harvest unveils new U.S. bond ETF

Fixed-income fund offers exposure to investment-grade corporate debt with an eye on specific ESG factors

Harvest unveils new U.S. bond ETF

SEI Canada names director of investment strategy

Veteran brings more than 20 years’ industry experience to Canadian institutional business

SEI Canada names director of investment strategy

Why every family should go through a financial detox

Meridian Wealth advisor David Semerak weighs in on financial literacy, the limits of budgeting, and delayed gratification

Why every family should go through a financial detox

Poll sheds light on borrower-lender disconnect

Results indicate that consumers stressing over debt don’t ask for help due to lack of trust

Poll sheds light on borrower-lender disconnect

Responsible-investment interest is reaching the masses

New survey suggests growing onus on financial advisors to develop ESG expertise

Responsible-investment interest is reaching the masses

Online access to investment documents not good enough, says advocate

Proposed shift to ‘access equals delivery’ model flagged as problematic for retail investors

Online access to investment documents not good enough, says advocate

Why 'Megxit' to Canada might be better than U.S.

Harry and Meghan stand to reap some financial benefits by moving to the Great White North

Why 'Megxit' to Canada might be better than U.S.