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GIC Corner

When it comes to GIC investing, Mindset Wealth leads with their best:
2 YEARS 2.37%
3 YEARS 2.38%
4 YEARS 2.407%
5 YEARS 2.42%
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Why ‘Mindset’ Wealth?

What’s in a name? For us, plenty. That’s why we named our business Mindset Wealth; wealthy thinking forms wealthy habits, which in turn form wealthy outcomes. As advisors, we work with a broad range of clients from varied professions, educational backgrounds and income levels. Each has his or her own definition of financial success. But Read more…

Your Advisor Has Got Your Back!

Sometimes as an Investment Advisor it’s hard to describe what you do for people. Everyone has a unique set of circumstances and the advice we give is tailored to that. To generalize, I would have to say that an advisor is like your financial body guard. We are constantly looking out for things that could Read more…

Laura Nickel, Mindset Wealth

Dedication, dependability and a talent for organization — just some of the qualities that make Laura Nickel an “office manager extraordinaire.” Laura has been keeping things running smoothly at Mindset Wealth (a local branch of HollisWealth, formerly DundeeWealth) for the past five years. Senior Investment Advisor Robert Mulrooney says Nickel is an integral part of Read more…

A Better Way To Give

Avoid capital gains with a direct transfer of shares. Winston Churchill famously said that we make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give away.” That doesn’t mean, however, that we can’t get strategic about the way we give – or plan to give in a way that’s Read more…

Your Financial 2013 New Year’s Resolutions

Now that the fiscal cliff is behind us, many New Year’s resolutions this year involve money management. If getting your financial house in order is on your to-do list for 2013, here are five resolutions you should take to heart: 1. I will take full advantage of my TFSA.  I strongly believe that TFSAs (tax-free Read more…

Getting Your Incorporated Small Business to Fund Your Retirement

If you’re a small business owner considering incorporation, there are obviously a lot of factors to take into account. But just in case you don’t have enough to consider already, here’s one more: retirement planning. When it comes to strategic planning for retirement, shareholders of incorporated companies have many tools available to them to help Read more…

Active vs. Passive Money Management

Active money management, which generally involves an investment professional, aims to outperform a specific benchmark to provide above-market returns. Passive management, which includes vehicles like exchange-traded funds (ETFs), strives to replicate the performance of indexes; passive management maintains market exposure, but doesn’t offer the potential for above-market returns. Three years ago, there was a definite Read more…

Don’t Waste Your TFSA on a Savings Account

The Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA) was introduced in 2009. Since then, the most popular choice of investment for a TFSA has been, well, a savings account. Though this may seem logical, it’s actually a shame because TFSAs can be used much more effectively than as simply a place to park cash. The TFSA is a Read more…

Avoid the Financial Herd Mentality

Humans have existed for close to 200,000 years focusing more or less exclusively on survival: hunting, gathering and loss aversion. Find something to eat and avoid being eaten. The need to think long-term, and to imagine a future that’s different from the past, is a relatively recent phenomenon. If we had to imagine a scenario Read more…