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Jun 7, 2021

Protecting Your Ability to Earn: a Note on Disability Insurance

2021-06-07T18:06:34+00:00June 7th, 2021|Investing|

“What is your most important financial asset?”  Many will respond with “My home” or “My savings”.  In many cases however, an individual’s most important financial asset is really their ability to earn an income over a 40 to 50-year career.  And, it is an asset well worth protecting. Whereas life insurance is designed to protect others from financial hardship when the insured person passes, disability insurance is designed to protect the insured person and their family if their ability to earn an income ceases as a result of accident or illness. We find it interesting that we often consult with [...]

Jun 7, 2021

Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Investing. Perspective is Key.

2021-06-07T17:58:21+00:00June 7th, 2021|Investing|

Investment funds with a focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) concerns have become increasingly popular over the past few years as shareholders have begun to pay greater attention to the impact their investments have on society as a whole. It is perfectly understandable, and indeed commendable, that investors seek to invest in companies that try to have a positive impact on the world.  At the same time, the idea that companies which are ESG-compliant also represent better investments and outperform broader stock market indexes has also begun to gain traction.  The basic pitch is that companies and their shareholders [...]

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