26 Apr
Money

How to create and maintain an emergency fund

Emergency funds are one of the most important accounts you should have to establish long-term financial security. Also known as a slush or rainy day fund, an emergency fund is a dedicated account for life’s unexpected costs and emergencies. As...

28 Mar
Money

What to know before you crypto

The increasing popularity of crypto assets and the ongoing media coverage of coins like Bitcoin and Ethereum have piqued the interest of many new and experienced investors alike. Whether you’re interested in investing in crypto assets or simply learning more,...

22 Feb
Current Events | Money

Tax time at Kerby Centre

It is tax time at Kerby Centre: each year our Tax Volunteers help seniors aged 55+ or AISH recipients prepare their taxes.

We do this for seniors who have a low annual income. Last year our volunteers completed 3838 tax returns...

20 Dec
Featured | Money

Five steps to stay vigilant against investment scams

In today’s ever-evolving online world, we have become used to the convenience and intuitive experiences available through the internet. While these technological improvements have been game-changers in our daily lives, scam artists are increasingly taking advantage of our comfort and...

1 Dec
Money

Addressing conflicts of interest in adviser-client relationships

Many Albertans work with a registered adviser to grow and maintain their wealth. To achieve the best results, clients must be open and transparent about their finances and goals and in turn, registered advisers must align investment portfolios and products...

23 Nov
Money

Sticking to your investing goals through the holidays

As the holidays approach, many Albertans are overwhelmed by the costs associated with the season. According to PwC’s Canadian Holiday Outlook, Canadians expect to spend on average $1,402 on the holidays, an increase of 29 per cent over last year....

27 Oct
Money

How to conduct fundamental analysis and invest wisely

Relying on social media platforms, self-proclaimed investing gurus and online forums for investing recommendations can be disastrous.

Whether you’re assessing the potential of a company or analyzing your existing portfolio, fundamental analysis is the best barometer for gauging the true...

29 Sep
Money

Kicking off the school year with RESPs

With the new school year kicking off and kids headed to classrooms, now is a great time to start thinking about how prepared you are for their future education. While it may seem far away, planning for your child or...

13 Aug
Featured | Money

Understanding active investing

Investing is a wealth-building tool that can be as involved or as hassle-free as you want. Active investing is a hands-on approach in which either you or a financial advisor acting on your behalf invests with the objective to outperform...