The ETF Evolution

When exchange-traded funds were first introduced more than a decade ago, they were designed to simply track the major stock indexes. Fast-forward 10 years and the ETF landscape is decidedly different. These days investors are no longer confined to using broad-market index funds. Now you can employ a variety of short- and long-term strategies using[…]

Top 10 mistakes when buying a new build home

When Karen Somerville and her husband Alan Greenberg showed up for the pre-delivery inspection of their brand new luxury home in Ottawa they were horrified. Electricians, drywallers, plumbers and a variety of other tradespeople were still busy constructing their home and, despite assurances from the builder, the couple seriously doubted their $443,000 new build would[…]