Leo Almazora

Leo Almazora

Leo Almazora is a news editor who has been writing for Wealth Professional Canada since 2016. His work has led him to cover a wide range of topics in the financial services industry, including ETFs, mutual funds, fintech, alternative assets and strategies, investor protection, investment industry regulation, ESG, and holistic financial planning.

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Dealing rep faces lifetime ban for not reporting ex-branch manager's borrowings

MFDA finds mutual fund rep neglected to report concerning evidence of financial difficulties

Dealing rep faces lifetime ban for not reporting ex-branch manager's borrowings

Why it’s time for advisors to give clients a financial pep talk

President and CEO explains how to help clients overcome decision fatigue and other financial pitfalls

Why it’s time for advisors to give clients a financial pep talk

Why digital asset demand understates blockchain’s disruptive potential

Expanding peer-to-peer models into the wider world of decentralized finance could challenge traditional firms

Why digital asset demand understates blockchain’s disruptive potential

How one independent firm is expanding the retail portfolio universe

CEO shares thinking behind Canada's first multi-asset class, multi-manager private credit and real estate pool

How one independent firm is expanding the retail portfolio universe

Life insurance key to reducing financial insecurity, poll finds

Latest industry study suggests households and consumers across age groups are unprepared for the worst

Life insurance key to reducing financial insecurity, poll finds

Helping advisors get a handle on structured products

CEO of fintech firm lifts lid on plans to expand platform's analytics and distribution capabilities

Helping advisors get a handle on structured products

How BMO is providing financial education to gaming community

New initiative aims to break through stereotypes and open up much-needed conversations

How BMO is providing financial education to gaming community

Why 2022 is showtime for Manulife Investment Management’s new advice model

Strategic alignment of three businesses aims to provide clients a more continuous advice delivery experience

Why 2022 is showtime for Manulife Investment Management’s new advice model

Six-figure fine, lifetime ban for ex-rep who misappropriated funds

MFDA investigation finds former advisor processed early redemptions of GICs and made unauthorized withdrawals totalling nearly $310k

Six-figure fine, lifetime ban for ex-rep who misappropriated funds

Why fortune favours the brave in the new world of digital assets

Alex Tapscott, of Ninepoint Partners, reflects on how current swings could 'separate missionaries from mercenaries'

Why fortune favours the brave in the new world of digital assets