Protect Yourself in the Financial Advisor – Investor Relationship

Good financial advisors are invaluable. They can help you stay focused on your long-term goals and can offer retirement, tax and other financial planning advice that goes well beyond the selection of stocks or funds. You must, however, protect yourself in the Financial Advisor – Investor Relationship. This post provides tips on how to do so. Continue reading “Protect Yourself in the Financial Advisor – Investor Relationship”

How to Obtain Information on the Financial Transparency and Operating Efficiency of Canadian and US Charities

This post offers information on how to obtain information on the financial transparency and operating efficiency of Canadian and US charities. Continue reading “How to Obtain Information on the Financial Transparency and Operating Efficiency of Canadian and US Charities”

The Pleasure of Being Downsized

In The Beginning

Fortunately, from the day I started my career in 1980, I had been preparing financially for the moment where my services would no longer be required in the corporate world. I don’t know about you but I can remember starting my career full of excitement and anticipation. That feeling quickly disappeared when it sank in that I would be working 5 days/week and roughly 48+ weeks/year for some ungodly number of years. Continue reading “The Pleasure of Being Downsized”