8 David Barnsdale
David Barnsdale of Barnsdale & Hussain Wealth Management Group is part of this year's WP Top 50 Advisors.
Advisor counters passive investing argument
The passive/active debate is almost as old as time itself and while advisors are probably sick of reading about it, it’s a discussion that continues to illicit passionate responses on both sides of the issue
An advisor’s rational plan for irrational markets
As markets continue to decline clients are increasingly throwing reason out the window and directing advisors to sell first and ask questions later
Advisors ditch most-celebrated stock ever?
With the markets looking inflated, a growing number of finance professionals say paying 140% of book value for a stock with mediocre returns is simply not in the client’s best interests – even if it’s…
Clients find ‘watchdog’ to prevent advisor abuses
Aging clients are increasingly turning to other financial professionals to scrutinize the decisions of their investment advisors and guard against churning.
Top hockey stars who’ve become financial advisors
This group of former athletes have made a successful transition from the rink to the boardroom. WP counts them down.
Offices and networks step up
Industry players across Canada will converge on Toronto to celebrate the kind of advisor and dealer excellence highlighted in today’s list of finalists for the WP Awards.
OSC defers to IIROC expertise
The Ontario Securities Commission has rejected a request that it should – and not IIROC – issue a new penalty for an advisor appealing an earlier decision.
The quest for yield carries the day
WP was lucky enough to be in the same room as Dr. Woody Brock last week when the famed economist spoke to a small group of invited guests about the investor’s valiant search for yield; it’s not going to be an easy one.
Is the U.S. push for "fiduciary standard" coming to Canada?
The buck may soon stop -- not with the firm -- but with the advisors themselves, as Canada examines a U.S. proposal holding advisors to "fiduciary duty."