Edward Jones Weekly Update – Oct 19

When Investing, Put Time On Your Side… Now that we’re well into autumn, the days are getting noticeably shorter. The change in seasons reminds us that time is passing – and it’s important to use that time wisely. When used well, in fact, time can be your greatest gift in many walks of life – …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Oct 19

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Oct 19 United States The notion of a 2015 Fed liftoff in rates continued to be under pressure this week with markets pricing only a one-in-three chance of a rate hike this year. Much of the repricing was related to dovish comments from two Fed Governors, who questioned the Phillips …
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Edward Jones Weekly Update – Oct 15

Are you clients properly protected? – Another example of the pitfalls with bank issued Mortgage Life Insurance. Please see:  http://www.mortgagebrokernews.ca/news/bank-denies-mortgage-life-insurance-claim-178868.aspx#.VhyG2RHJtSo.linkedin ” Brokers should warn clients of the potential pitfalls of mortgage life insurance, following one big bank’s negative press surrounding a claim denial.  Recently deceased Christopher Massa, whose mortgage and mortgage life insurance was with Scotiabank …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Oct 15

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Oct 15 United States The minutes from the Federal Reserve’s September meeting released this week reiterated that members’ concern for the underperformance in inflation was the main consideration in their decision to hold off on raising rates. While the message was perceived as dovish by financial markets, the minutes also …
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Adam Mills Team Real Estate Market Update – October 2015

October Newsletter Summary: September 2015 saw 1,244 homes sell in Ottawa, an increase of 10.0% from September 2014… This outperforms the 5 year September average! The average sale price in September 2015 for a home in Ottawa was $385,142, an increase of 0.5% from September 2014. Average “Cumulative Days on Market” in Ottawa is 93. …
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Edward Jones Weekly Update – Oct 5

Plan for Your Long-Term Care Seniors are the fastest growing demographic in Canada and The Council on Aging of Ottawa estimates that 40 per cent of seniors will, at some point, need long-term care to help them perform regular activities of daily living, be it going to the bathroom, dressing or eating. All of that …
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TD/ Canada Trust Economic Highlights – Oct 5

HIGHLIGHTS OF THE WEEK – Oct. 5 United States Headwinds to U.S. growth emanating from the soft global economic backdrop and elevated dollar were apparent in this week’s data. The advance report on U.S. international trade showed a dramatic deterioration in the merchandise trade balance in August. Meanwhile, the ISM manufacturing index fell by 0.9 …
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