It is no secret that the typical Canadian is working long hours with little respite compared to other countries with large economies. Full-time employees report an average work week of 47 hours, and four out of 10 North American workers say they work over 50 hours a week.
When it comes to investing, people can be their own worst enemy. Nearly all of the mistakes made by investors can be attributed to their behaviour, which is typically dictated by their emotions. Fear and greed have ways of influencing the investing decisions of even the most rational people; which is why most investors typically underperform the markets.
As investment options continue to expand and competition for investment dollars increase, the mutual fund industry is coming under increasing scrutiny for the expenses charged in many mutual funds.
Watching the roller coaster ride of the stock market can make many investors queasy. Even though the stock market has, historically, always trended up, investors can’t help but feel uneasy as they watch the values of their portfolios rise and fall with the market.
The decision to buy life insurance is one of the most critical decisions we make, which is why the decision as to which type of life insurance policy to buy can be just as critical. You can’t really try on a life insurance policy, so the one you choose needs to fit you like a glove from the outset. The challenge for most people is the sheer number of different kinds of life insurance products from which to choose. The choice is made easier when you have a clear understanding of your own needs, priorities, preferences, and outlook on the future. Working with an experienced life insurance professional you should be able to quickly narrow down your choices.
Well another successful Earlton Farm show has come to a close. We would like to thank the organizers for such a great event and thank everyone who visited our booth. I trust you enjoyed the popcorn.
As indicated in our last blog, we would be providing a couple of informative blogs over the weekend. Here is our first...
Well Friday has come to a close and we have went through 4 cases of popcorn; that is 96 batches. For those of you that don’t know, we are at the 2016 Earlton Farm Show. We welcome those who are visiting our site for the first time. It has become tradition and we are known for our popcorn. Even the school kids line up for a fresh bag of popcorn. It’s pretty hard to miss it, we’ll with aroma of that movie theater popcorn floating throughout the exhibition floor.