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Beware of market-beating bragger

Warren Buffet outperforms the market averages. There aren’t a lot of people like him. If you have an initial meeting with an adviser and you hear predictions of market-beating performance, get up and walk away. No one can safely make such guarantees, and anyone who’s trying may be taking risks that you don’t want to [...]


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Climate Change

A major challenge for the Insurance Industry as a whole is how we will deal with the issue of climate change.  It has become apparent that this is not going away.   This is no longer an opinion, it is now a fact, and as an industry we need to make sure that we are working [...]


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When you think of dancing, what comes to mind? Do you envision repetitive movements at the barre? A Broadway show? The Tango? A brilliant mind…”The dancer is the body, the dance is the mind, dancing is a chiasm (a crossing or intersection)”(Merleau-Ponty). Regardless of what style of dance comes to mind, dance at Prima Dance [...]


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Distracted driving now No. 1 cause of fatalities on Ontario roads Distracted driving fatalities in Ontario surpassed both impaired driving-related and speed-related fatalities last year, the Ontario Provincial Police said Monday. A total of 78 people died in distracted driving-related collisions last year, above the 57 impaired driving deaths and 44 speed-related deaths, the OPP [...]


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make room for art

Imagine leaving all your current belongings in your home for over 70 years-untouched-a time capsule. This articlehttp://themetapicture.com/abandoned-this-apartment-from-1942/ about French socialite and actress Madame de Florian was so stirring as it revealed a lot of tangible pieces of art and reflections of life in Paris. What would be the value of the items we choose to keep in our home [...]


Hello from Group 74!  We are excited to announce our Victorian Tea details with you – please see our poster that provides the details of this wonderful event.  This year’s tea will showcase some new features – we are especially excited about our purse auction! Our 14th Annual Victorian Tea venue has changed!  We will [...]


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straight to the pointe

At what point do we, as parents, realize that our child may need to do movement in order to grow and learn about the world around them? So many times we see the activities we enrol our children in as a necessity for exposure, experience and education. But at what stage do we connect with the [...]


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Ensuring that you keep on top of your finances and tax obligations is one of those much hated, but absolutely necessary tasks for which it is essential to have a system in place, even if you do have an accountant. 1-2 of 12 Record Keeping and Organization Ensuring that you maintain all your documents in [...]


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Certified Financial Planner – CFP

Financial planners advise clients on how best to save, invest, and grow their money. They can help you tackle a specific financial goal—such as readying yourself to buy a house—or give you a macro view of your money and the interplay of your various assets. Some specialize in retirement or estate planning, while some others [...]


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The Gift of Potential

    Recently we watched the documentary Searching for Sugarman (watch the trailer link here, even better is the whole movie on Netflix). It left us in awe of the potential that every person has to create something great, whether one is noted for their accomplishments or not. Contrary to common belief, creativity is one of those abilities that [...]