Five Reasons You Don’t Need a Financial Advisor

financial advisor, finances, money matters
  A few days ago I brought up a few of the benefits of using a financial advisor or planner. But is a financial advisor really necessary? Maybe not. Here are five reasons why you don’t need a financial advisor. 1. Many are commission-based. A number of financial advisors work on commission, making a percentage of their money on trades you may or may not need. If you’re working...

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Five Signs You Need a Financial Advisor

I recently had an interesting discussion with some coworkers about the necessity of a financial advisor. One was all for them, while the other was adamantly opposed. If you’re not sure whether or not you need a financial advisor, or if you’ve never really thought about it, here are five signs you could use some professional financial help: You have no idea what you’re doing. Maybe...

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Canadian MoneySaver Webinar

Canadian MoneySaver Webinar, handling finances, eliminate debt, get out of debt, frugal lifestyle
Dear readers, It’s not too long ago that I started connecting with you here on the Outlier Model. You may not know that I am also a financial writer for a magazine called the Canadian MoneySaver. Oddly enough I began reading this magazine when I was in my late twenties. Some 20 years later I’m writing articles for them, presented at one of their conferences, and now doing my first webinar...

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Where to Park Your Cash

Park Your Cash, investment
North American stock markets did exceptionally well in 2013. The S&P 500 closed at 1848, beating both its 5 and 10 year highs. That gave the S&P 500 a total return of 29.60% for the year ending 2013.1 Most stock markets around the world also had substantial gains in 2013, and the trend continues into 2014. With returns like that, it’s no wonder investors have been piling into equities....

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