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A smart practice: Splitting income to keep more of your money
Income splitting is a tax strategy that allows a higher-income earning spouse to equalize their income with their lower-income earning partner to effectively lower their overall tax bill.
Sector Scan: A hot day in Paris
The risks of climate change are real. Here’s how the power sector and other industries are moving quickly to reduce carbon emissions—and why that’s good news for you as an investor
No big surprise as U.S. Fed holds rate steady
The U.S. Federal Reserve decided to keep their target interest rate range at 2.00% - 2.25%. But we can expect further hikes soon as the Fed makes it clear that economic conditions warrant it.
5 social media etiquette tips for med students
Social media sites like Facebook and Twitter provide great opportunities for med students to network, keep up to date on the latest health news, and organize study sessions. But if they're not careful
Fall 2018: Macroeconomic Review
Earnings growth has been strong across different sectors and the U.S. continues to lead the way. We’ve seen disparity between the performance of developed market equities and emerging market equites.
How to take time off for parental leave, while being a doctor
As a doctor, it’s never easy to know the “right” time to start a family: how will you plan a pregnancy or adoption, take time off with a newborn, and still care for patients and a career?As a...
Pay yourself first: A savings strategy that leaves more in your pocket
Time and cash can be in short supply during the demanding years of med school and residency. When it comes to money, you may find it hard enough just to stay ahead of expenses. So how do you plan...
Fall 2018: Fund and portfolio update
Overall fund performance has been strong year-to-date and over the past 12 months being led by global equities. However, rising interest rates continue to challenge fixed income returns and dividend p
Fall 2018 Market Outlook: Expect Continued Growth, but Volatility Is Back
Key take-aways:• We expect to see continued growth in the global economy.• Geopolitical risks are topped by a China–U.S. trade clash.• Interest rates are gradually resetting to historical...
Automated Investing with MD ExO Direct
MD ExO Direct offers simplified, cost-effective, goal-driven investing that’s entirely automated and online, with access to a dedicated advisory team.
United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA): Meet the new NAFTA
It took 13 months, but Canada, the U.S. and Mexico have finalized the new NAFTA, the United States Mexico Canada Agreement (USMCA).
Why you may want to diversify with emerging market equities
Don't pay more tax than you have to: Use TFSAs as part of your financial plan
A tax-free savings account (TFSA) is more than just a great way to build wealth: As part of a financial planning strategy, a TFSA can help ensure you don't pay more tax than necessary.TFSAs serve...
Biting into Apple’s new iPhones and why we’re still underweight
Investors and enthusiasts alike watched closely as Apple unveiled its latest iPhones. MD Financial Management takes a closer look at Apple’s business and future prospects.
Opa! Greece declares financial independence
Greece finally ends its bailout, symbolizing the end of the European debt crisis. Things are improving but issues like ongoing austerity measures, debt repayment and unemployment still linger.
You Deserve Greatness: Getting the Best Out of Your Investment Options
Originally published by Canadian HealthcareNetwork on August 14, 2018. When it comes to investing, physicians have more choice than ever before. This is a good thing. However, this presents a...
Fund Spotlight: Addressing the impact of climate change, one investment at a time
Addressing the impact of climate change, one investment at a timeThis summer’s record-setting heat wave has sparked a lot of discussion about the impact of climate change on human health and...
How to Prioritize Your Goals
Residency: you’ve accomplished so much to get to this stage. As you approach the end of your medical training, you’re probably thinking about all the things you need to do, including setting up...
Steering Clear of Emotional Investing
Investors tend to enter and exit the market at ill-advised times. Be aware of cyclical volatility and the perils of chasing returns.
Your Portfolio Can Benefit from Holding A Variety of Alternative Investments