Aesop on Finances 6

Published by Brent Woyat on Jul 16, 2018

Recently, I came across a story by the ancient Greek fabulist, Aesop that I wanted to share with you. Like many of his fables, this one contains some good common sense that applies not only to our everyday... Continue reading

Aesop on Finances 5

Published by Brent Woyat on Apr 19, 2018

When it comes to investing, almost everyone would agree that it is smart to have an investment strategy. Using a strategy, as opposed to “just winging it” or “going with your gut” can help prevent you... Continue reading

Aesop on Finances 4

Published by Brent Woyat on Mar 27, 2018

Recently, I’ve been thinking about investing.  “What’s so special about that?” you’re probably wondering. After all, I am a financial advisor, so it’s my job to think about investing. But lately, my thoughts... Continue reading

Aesop on Finances 3

Published by Brent Woyat on Jan 14, 2018

When I ask people what their number one financial goal is, many of them say things like this:       “Pay off my house.”        “Buy a better car.”        “Go on vacation.”        “Pay off my credit card... Continue reading

Aesop on Finances 2

Published by Brent Woyat on Dec 15, 2017

Ever notice how much human beings act on impulse? Advertising companies sure do. So do car dealerships, banks, and your local gym. Every time you go to the checkout counter at a grocery store, the strategically-placed... Continue reading

Aesop on Finances 1

Published by Brent Woyat on Nov 14, 2017

As a financial advisor, I get a lot of questions. Some people ask me if it’s a good time to invest in the markets, or if they should be sticking their money under a mattress. Others ask me about the economy.... Continue reading

How We Spend Those Two Minutes of Remembrance

Published by Brent Woyat on Nov 08, 2017

This year, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, what will you remember?  Every year, at the 11th hour of the 11th day of the 11th month, we pay tribute to the men and women of Canada who... Continue reading

The Dow Hit 20,000 - Now what?

Published by Brent Woyat on Feb 04, 2017

Imagine you are driving a car down a lonely highway at night. You have no idea where you’re going or why you started driving in the first place. Because the sun isn’t out, and because you don’t have a... Continue reading

Election Aftermath 2016

Published by Brent Woyat on Nov 14, 2016

First off, this letter has nothing to do with politics, even if it might seem that way at first.  It has everything to do with investing. As you know, Donald Trump won the 2016 Presidential Election last... Continue reading

November Market Letter: The Final Countdown

Published by Brent Woyat on Nov 04, 2016

I always caution against watching stocks on a daily basis, because it’s too easy to get caught up in the daily volatility that inevitably will occur. If we go back to last summer’s late August swoon, ... Continue reading