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Investment Commentary – September 30, 2019

Thank you for choosing Arbutus Financial as your financial advisory firm. We appreciate your trust and the business that comes with it. We hope you are enjoying a great start to the fall season. Wishing you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. Global markets continue to climb Global equity markets had modest returns in the third… Read more »

Investment Commentary – June 30, 2019

Thank you for choosing Arbutus Financial as your financial advisory firm. We appreciate your trust and the business that comes with it. We hope you and your family are enjoying a great start to summer. Global markets continue to march higher After a near bear market in the final three months of 2018, we have… Read more »

Investment Commentary – March 31, 2019

Thank you for choosing Arbutus Financial as your financial advisory firm. We appreciate your trust and the business that comes with it. We hope you and your family are enjoying a great start to the Spring season.   What A Difference Three Months Makes After a near bear market in the final three months of… Read more »

Make a Will Week

It was Make a Will week in British Columbia April 7th-13th and at Arbutus Financial we want to encourage and support you in doing so. This is a very important aspect of planning and managing your financial affairs. Click on the following link to learn more about Will planning. There are some great resources listed… Read more »

Federal Budget 2019

  On March 19th, the federal government announced its latest budget, which included a number of proposed changes to social programs that will be phased in over the next several years.  There are also changes coming to registered savings accounts such as RRSP, RDSP, RRIF, RPP, and the TFSA.  These changes are aimed to help… Read more »

BC Budget At A Glance

Recently, the BC government announced their latest budget. The following is a good overview of the key areas that impact our fellow British Columbians.  We welcome any feedback and discussion on how the budget will affect your family. (For our clients outside of British Columbia, we appreciate your indulgence on this topic) __________________________________________________________________________________ Budget at… Read more »

Recent Market Volatility

After a period of relative calm in the markets, recently the increase in volatility in the stock market has resulted in renewed anxiety for many investors.

Investment Commentary

  Investment Commentary – April 2018 Thank you for choosing Arbutus Financial as your financial advisory firm. We appreciate your trust and the business that comes with it. We hope you and your family are enjoying a great Spring. Challenges in the quarter Wow! Volatility returned with a vengeance. After experiencing market pullbacks of less… Read more »

Investment Commentary

Thank you for choosing Arbutus Financial as your financial advisory firm. We appreciate your trust and the business that comes with it. We hope you and your family are enjoying a great start to the Fall season. Challenges in the Quarter This past three months exemplifies what you as an investor should consider regarding your… Read more »

How to Help Your Kids Achieve Financial Independence

“Give a man a fish, and you feed him for a day. Teach a man to fish, and you feed him for a lifetime.” – Chinese proverb The same principle applies with your kids and money. By teaching your kids how to manage their money, you’re preparing them to be self-sufficient when it comes to… Read more »