The importance of financial literacy for kids


Opening the economy and reducing federal debt means achieving a delicate balance


How Would Having More Money Change Your Life?

According to a study commissioned by the Investment Funds Institute of Canada, people who work with Financial Advisors generally have more investable assets than their counterparts with no advisor – regardless of income, and they feel twice as confident that they will have enough money to retire.  

I’m Allan Small. I’ve been advising clients and building custom portfolios for them for over twenty years. I have access to a wide range of investment products and every portfolio is designed with the best investments to meet your specific individual needs and risk tolerances. There are no shortcuts or cookie cutter solutions. I study the markets and the global economy continuously, and I personally advise / work with my clients.

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What Stage of Life Are You At?

Early On The Career Path

With your career going strong and some money to invest, we can help you to get started in building the path to short and long term financial success.   Learn more >

Prime Earning Years

You’re doing well and are thinking about saving for the future, whether it’s planning for your kids post-secondary education or ensuring you have the financial means to live the lifestyle you desire in retirement.   Learn more >

Stress Free Retirement

You’ve built your nest egg and now are focused on protecting what you’ve built, while also continuing to grow your portfolio. It’s important you have the income you need for your retirement lifestyle.   Learn more >

Latest Posts / Podcasts / Videos

Financial Literacy: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

Financial Literacy: Are you smarter than a fifth grader?

Learning how to budget and invest equips kids with knowledge and skills required to manage their money effectively, and thankfully, schools are finally adding these financial literacy topics to the curriculum for the very first time. But will you be prepared to answer your kids’ inevitable questions at home?

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The Sunday Money Show – October 18, 2020

The Sunday Money Show – October 18, 2020

How investors’ emotions during the pandemic affect their investment decisions? Listen to my Sunday Money Show podcast as we discuss the emotional investor swings in 2020 and where things are heading. We also answered your questions on airline stocks, what is a K-shaped recovery, Bank of Canada, and more.

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How To Choose A Financial Advisor?

Many ask the question, how do you find a good investment advisor? In this video, I discussed the things you should ask an investment advisor to make an informed decision.

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