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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post image Why investors might feel like it’s the ‘90s again

Why investors might feel like it’s the ‘90s again

Some aspects of the current market environment harken back to the 1990s.

post image Selling low and buying high?

Selling low and buying high?

Investors know intuitively to buy low and sell high – but even the most seasoned investors can find their own emotions affect the decision-making process.

post image Being short-sighted can be scary

Being short-sighted can be scary

If you focus on the monthly swings, it can be quite scary to figure out when to invest or redeem. There is no pattern.

post image Recovery period after market downturns

Recovery period after market downturns

No matter the cause, there has historically been a consistent pattern of strong recovery one to two years after the crisis low.

post image Bulls vs. bears – no bull

Bulls vs. bears – no bull

Investors tend to worry about bear markets – but is that fear warranted?

post image Market timing is a guessing game

Market timing is a guessing game

When market volatility occurs, it may be tempting to pull your money out of the market. But that can have a significant impact on your investments.

post image Market uncertainty is a certainty

Market uncertainty is a certainty

The ability to stay calm and rational during volatile markets can be an important learned skill.

post image What is sustainable investing?

What is sustainable investing?

What is ESG? What are the different investment approaches?

post image What you may not know about emerging market fixed income

What you may not know about emerging market fixed income

Quantity, quality, maturity, opportunity

post image 5 reasons to use the TFSA

5 reasons to use the TFSA

Here are five reasons why a TFSA could make sense for your financial plan.

post image The AGF TFSA Crossword Puzzle Challenge

The AGF TFSA Crossword Puzzle Challenge

Have fun testing your knowledge on TFSAs