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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CSA floats enhanced Canadian crowdfunding rules

Proposal provides for increased fundraising and investment maximums, as well as investor protection requirements

CSA floats enhanced Canadian crowdfunding rules

Why individual investors shouldn’t succumb to market fears

Research shows that unlike investing professionals, they can afford to stay cool in the face of panic-inducing events

Why individual investors shouldn’t succumb to market fears

Canadian mutual-fund sales surge in January

Canadian mutual funds got off to a roaring start this year as ETF sales slowed down, reports IFIC

Canadian mutual-fund sales surge in January

Why the decision to dial down risk isn’t what it used to be

Canadians approaching retirement today require new solutions, according to Mackenzie Investment's head of fixed income

Why the decision to dial down risk isn’t what it used to be

ADRBO, OBSI promise improvement after FCAC review

Watchdog report notes shortfalls in addressing banking consumer complaints under Canadian multiple-ECB model

ADRBO, OBSI promise improvement after FCAC review

Sun Life rolls out new private pools

Firm says its latest active, differentiated income products are available without high minimum investment requirements

Sun Life rolls out new private pools

Mackenzie unveils new global small-mid cap fund

Latest offering provides potential for strong returns and diversification across three major geographic regions

Mackenzie unveils new global small-mid cap fund

Horizons ETFs tweaks two index products

Adjustments to thematic ETFs announced in line with changes to underlying benchmarks

Horizons ETFs tweaks two index products

Nearly one in four Canadians don’t like talking about the M-word

National survey by FP Canada reveals money is a major taboo topic alongside sex and politics

Nearly one in four Canadians don’t like talking about the M-word

Financial security a happiness factor for over half of Canadian women

Poll uncovers fears, attitudes, and philosophies that females face on the path to their goals

Financial security a happiness factor for over half of Canadian women