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November 4, 2019

As a long-time supporter of the Family Enterprise Xchange – FEX, Northland Wealth attended the 2019 Family Enterprise of the Year Awards to celebrate Canadian families and their businesses. We wish to congratulate all the finalists and especially the Regional Group and...

November 4, 2019

Asset allocation is the decision process of investing in the major categories of investments such as cash, bonds, stocks, real estate, commodities etc. Each asset class has different levels of risk, return, and correlation between each other. As trusted advisors it is...

November 4, 2019

The financial press has for some time been reporting on the appearance of negative interest rates. Negative rate debt has been around in Europe since 2009, but recently has expanded rapidly. By 2017 European countries plus Japan had created some $9.5 trillion in govern...

Normally investors can depend on economic analysis and forecasts combined with corporate earnings projections to make investment decisions.  However, there are times when the psychological and political background has a significant impact on financial markets. This lea...

November 4, 2019

One of my first experiences with cryptocurrency and Bitcoin was in May 2017 and I had just come off of a TV interview at the SALT Conference (the largest hedge fund conference in the world, with attendees from all over the globe) held at the Bellagio hotel in Las Vegas...

November 4, 2019

The primary motivation for parents to add their adult children as joint owners of their financial assets often appears to be compelling, whether those assets be bank accounts, houses, or investment accounts. However, there are inherent risks associated with these pract...

November 2, 2019

Bitcoin Billionaires:  A True Story of Genius, Betrayal, and Redemption

Those who have read Ben Mezrich’s book The Accidental Billionaires, which was made into the movie The Social Network, will know the Winkelvoss twins. They were the big, square-jawed, square-shoulder...

July 5, 2019

Northland Wealth Management is proud to have won for the 2nd consecutive year Advisor of the Year (Alternative Investments) at the Wealth Professional Canada Awards; the leading awards event for the Canadian wealth management industry.

It is Northland Wealth’s...

July 5, 2019

Buying FAANG stocks makes investing easy, perhaps too easy. The recent outperformance of the Facebook, Apple, Amazon, Netflix and Google stocks, affectionately known as the FAANGs, has drawn many investors into these five names. Given their market superiority and growt...

July 5, 2019

The expression “May you live in interesting times” might sound like a blessing, yet it is often viewed as a curse. ‘Interesting times’ in historical terms usually refers to time periods that were compelling enough to appear in history books. These are often characteriz...

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