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Down With Universities, Up With Education!

Let’s say I had an investment that cost around $100,000 to be a part of, and after a fixed period you would be left with debt in the area of 25% of your initial purchase. Also there is less than 50% shot at having any ROI at all. If that sounds like a bad deal […]

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Investing in the Age of Brexit Populism

There is going to be lots of news around Brexit for the next while, and we have many other things to look at. So until more is known and more things are resolved this will be our last piece looking at the In/Out Referendum of June 23rd.   So far the best thing that I’ve […]

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Let’s Undo Brexit! (Here’s How)

The Brexit vote has happened, but that doesn’t mean that Britain’s future outside the EU is set in stone. It’s time to undo Brexit!

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The Robo-Advisor Cometh

  As proof that the robot revolution will spare no one, even our industry is feeling the intense weight of cheap human alternatives in the form of “robo-advisors”. Given some glowing press by the Globe and Mail over the last weekend, robot advisors now represent a real and growing segment of the financial services markets and […]

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The Age of Breakable Things

With Brexit around the corner, the potential for a Donald Trump presidency and a host of other global problems (big problems), it’s hard not to talk about all the chaos and what it might mean to investors even when there is lots of other things to go over. For now, this will be our last article on the subject […]

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Notes from the Edge

  With the BREXIT vote now only days away its worth taking a moment to consider the dramatic political shift that seems to be happening around the globe. Where once left/right politics dominated, or pro-capitalism vs. pro-socialist forces clashed, today the challenge is far more frightening. Today we sit on the brink of the end […]

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This House Kills the Middle Class

Evidence shows that if too much wealth is concentrated in housing it can widen wealth inequalities and significantly hurt the middle class.

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The Robot Revolution Will Cost $15/hour

The Robot Revolution is coming, and if you want to understand it look no further than the evolution of the airline industry.

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What a Real Economic Collapse Looks Like – The Slow Death of Venezuela

Venezuela is on the verge of economic collapse. Once the darling of Western liberals, Chavez’s socialist experiment is coming to a tragic close.

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Burning It All Down – The Rise of Trump’s Conservatism

Trump is a real American conservative, one that wants less foreign intervention and old style trade protection. That’s a message his opposition have ignored at their peril.

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