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Opinion: On finding surprisingly good financial advice on Reddit, of all places – The Globe and Mail

Navneet Alang is a Toronto-based freelance technology culture columnist. Some years ago, frustrated with the performance of her portfolio, my septuagenarian mother fired her big-bank financial adviser and handed over the keys of my folks’ modest nest egg to me. Gulp. While I had some familiarity with the basics of investing, I nonetheless had questions. …

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Ontario approves new rules governing use of financial planner and adviser titles – The Globe and Mail

Ontario’s Finance Ministry has given the green light for a new set of rules governing employees in the financial services industry who use the titles “financial planner” or “financial adviser,” standards designed to protect investors from doing business with unqualified individuals. On Tuesday, the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario (FSRA), which has spearheaded the …

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Most online personal finance advice is much better than that of established financial institutions – The Globe and Mail

I have a degree in finance, but most of what I know about money came from the internet. I started my personal finance blog in 2011, when I knew next to nothing about money. The web was a friendly place for creators just like me, who were paying off debt and investing in the stock …

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FN25 finance leaders: How they made the City great – Financial News

Financial News was founded a decade after the ‘Big Bang’ that transformed financial markets through wide-ranging deregulation. In the two-and-half decades since, the City of London has changed almost beyond recognition. There have been several bumps along the way, including the dotcom bubble bursting, the global financial crisis, Brexit, Covid and now the Russia-Ukraine war. But …

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