Advisors Behaving Badly

I like to think that most investment advisors seek to do what they think is best for their clients. However, there are advisors who do the wrong thing, sometimes out of ignorance, sometimes due to poor supervision, and sometimes because they are predators, only in...

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Personal Finance When Life is Short

Financial planners often encourage their clients to think long-term. We are more cautious about the risk of living too long, longevity risk, than we are about dying young.   I subscribed to the print version of MoneySense magazine for many years before it went fully online. I...

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Meme Stocks and Options: Introducing Options

A man of my father’s generation once observed that young adults these days have an incredibly wide variety of career options available to them: computer and information technology, education, social services, publishing, film and TV production, travel and tourism, home construction and renovation, agriculture, etc....

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