Sound Choices

Sound Choices

AGF’s Sound Choices® program provides practical tools and tips on retirement, personal finance, investing and tax efficiency that can be used everyday, all with the help of a financial advisor.

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The 411 on Distributions

Distributions are payments from a mutual fund to the investor and can derive from multiple sources, such as income and capital gains realized from securities held within the underlying funds, as well as return of capital.

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5 financial matters to check before year-end

Here are the top 5 items that could help make sure your financial matters are set up for 2020.

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20 “alternative” definitions

Here are our top 20 words to learn about alternatives. #FinancialEducation

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Alternative Strategies

Alternative investments can be fundamental building blocks for a well-constructed portfolio and key components in helping investors achieve their goals.

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What’s the alternative?

Understanding alternative investments During the Global Financial Crisis (“GFC”) in 2008/9, many investors experienced sizable…

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What is factor-based investing?

The premise behind factor investing is that the attributes of companies (factors) can be useful in predicting stock returns.

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Understanding the difference between fundamental and quantitative investing

Portfolio managers (also known as investment managers) use various styles and approaches when managing money….

post image Unused RESP savings – use it or lose it?

Unused RESP savings – use it or lose it?

Education Savings: What happens to the money in an RESP if the child doesn’t go to college or university?

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Are you leaving money on the table?

Education Savings:
Are you taking advantage of the government incentives?

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Individual vs. Family RESP

Do you know the difference?