February 2009

The Myth Behind Passive Investing

  It is common for investors who have suffered losses in their portfolios to hear generic responses on how to proceed or how to put their loss into perspective.  Whether intentional or unintentional, the inevitable goal of those dispensing such advice is to deflect blame to factors that are out of anyone’s control – like dropping…

Shrugging Off Rising Unemployment

For many people, the state of the economy is defined by their own personal circumstances. If they are feeling secure in their own job then “the recession” is just a concept they hear about in the news. As President Ronald Reagan once said, “Recession is when a neighbour loses his job. Depression is when you…
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