Driven by the aging Baby Boomer demographic, some strong currents are having huge implications for retirement planning in Canada and the U.S. Everything from investment returns, to healthcare, to quality of life will be affected. If you’re not even slightly nervous, then you probably already have a sizeable nest-egg, and a workable retirement plan, including health and care contingencies as you age. But if this doesn’t describe you, then you’re probably suffering from retirement anxiety syndrome. But read on. You might still have time to get on the right track for retirement planning.
Foreign investments can give your portfolio greater strength and diversity. But there is a higher degree of risk involved than investing in North America. We recommend three ways you can profit from foreign investment with less risk.
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, September 26, 2014
Stock markets rebounded from Thursday’s steep drops, which saw the big indexes post some of the largest one-day losses since July, as geopolitical concerns once again surfaced as a lightning rod for investor anxieties. That turned around somewhat on Friday with news that second-quarter U.S. gross domestic product rose at its fastest pace since 2011, which didn’t pull markets out of the red for the week, but certainly helped cushion what would have otherwise been a bruising loss.