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Take control of your financial destiny with great insights, tips and advice from the team at The McClelland Financial Group of Assante Capital Management Ltd.

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Take control of your financial destiny with great insights, tips and advice from the team at The McClelland Financial Group of Assante Capital Management Ltd.

    Tax the Super Rich

    Tax the Super Rich

    Is it really such a bad idea to tax the super-rich to help pay for COVID-19? Are we better-off paying our debt or letting some of the greatest minds of our time reinvest in our future as a species. Join us as we discuss the controversial and uber-rich Elon Musk, the unassuming Bill Gates and the Steve Jobs legacy and their contributions to the world.

    • 14 min
    FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): Are You Missing Out On The Next Best Stock Pick?

    FOMO (Fear of Missing Out): Are You Missing Out On The Next Best Stock Pick?

    As value stocks continue to underperform and growth stocks continue to outperform how much should you overweight your portfolio? The lure of the NASDAQ and extreme growth tech companies; is the expense of their stock price worth the investment and can it maintain for the long term? As we struggle to recover and look for new direction after the COVID correction what is the right choice?

    • 12 min
    Tough Clients: Responsible for Making Us Better Advisors

    Tough Clients: Responsible for Making Us Better Advisors

    Over the years our toughest clients have had a huge impact on shaping how we do business. Sharing with us their own expertise or simply their honest feedback has enabled us to consistently grow, stay relevant and at the top of our game. From pushing to find lower cost management solutions and learn the ins and outs of creating trusts; it's these demanding individuals who have made us who we are today.We explore this and more today on ThinkSmart!

    • 15 min
    The End of Currency As We Know It

    The End of Currency As We Know It

    Getting cash out of the system; the good and bad of cash and the move to digital. The emergence of COVID-19 has made us rethink our need for cash. Our thoughts on how the elimination of cash could  contribute to the reduction of government debt and encourage a stronger GDP resulting in more investment dollars into the Canadian market. By removing cash and creating a digital transaction record could we begin to put pressure on the illegal drug, arms and sex trade industries. As well as how embracing digital payment systems can really start to simplify your life.
    We explore this and more today on ThinkSmart!

    • 13 min
    Just Take My Advice

    Just Take My Advice

    Taking advice from an expert is always the recommended course of action but when it comes to your hard earned dollars it seems often the most difficult advice to receive. As fee-based advisors we sit on the same side of the table; if you succeed we succeed, likewise when you are unsuccessful we share in that financial loss. Today we highlight some of the areas we find the most difficult to give advice on and yet where we find it may be most useful to you; the conversion to cash, rebalancing, the hot stock tip, too much debt and to TFSA or not to TFSA. This and more today on ThinkSmart.

    • 14 min
    Success and Strategy with the Strategic Coach

    Success and Strategy with the Strategic Coach

    Learning with some of the best and brightest entrepreneurs from around the world.
    Hear how they are tackling change and their surprising view of the future.
    The Strategic Coach has been a big part of our entrepreneurial spirit for many decades,
    from it we have learned a sense of accountability for each of our actions among many other best practices.
    This and More Today on ThinkSmart
     

    • 12 min

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