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Nov 27, 2014

Alitis Investment Counsel's CEO, Cecil Baldry-White and Vice President, Terry Gwilliam will be presenting "Investing with Alitis: Lower Risk & Solid Returns" on Thursday, December 4th. The lunch presentation will run from 12:00PM-1:30PM and the dinner presentation from 5:30PM-8:00PM. This is…Read more

Nov 24, 2014

Bonds are boring… or so we have been told. Well, this year has actually been rather interesting in the supposedly boring world of bonds. 2014: Yields are Dropping Bond yields across most of the developed world have declined quite dramatically this year. The chart below shows the yields for Canada,…Read more

Nov 20, 2014

There is a lot of talk going around about inflation and how the cost of everything is going up. Sometimes you can see it happen quickly and obviously. Like the price of gasoline. It goes up overnight and the cost to you is immediately reflected in the increase of price per litre at the pump.…Read more

Nov 19, 2014

Alitis Investment Counsel is proud to be a Gold Sponsor at the 13th Annual IAFP Symposium in Niagara Falls, ON. The IAFP Symposium has consistently provided a rare opportunity to meet truly advanced financial planners, and to study technical subjects related to financial planning at an advanced…Read more

Oct 28, 2014

Alitis Turns 5! They say, “Time flies when you’re having fun!” Alitis has been in operation for five years and in that time, it has evolved from an idea —creating a better way to invest — into a $200 million dollar firm operating in four provinces! To celebrate this anniversary, we hosted a Client…Read more

Oct 24, 2014

September 2014 brought a sharp change in market direction. After two years of strong upward momentum, Aug 29th through Oct 15th was a different story. There was an 11.24% drop in the TSX and a 7.03% drop in the S&P500 over that time period. At the moment, the panic seems to be over and we’ve…Read more

Oct 10, 2014

All business owners face two important issues: 1. Who is going to take over the business when I retire? 2. How can I maximize and protect my business’ value when I leave? To help answer these questions, Alitis Insurance Services Inc. is hosting an educational “Lunch n’ Learn” for business owners,…Read more

Oct 1, 2014

As the Exempt Market sector becomes increasingly competitive, participants should take a lesson from the rest of the financial services industry: continuing professional development produces the knowledge and skills to provide value, and differentiates us in increasing competitive environments. "A…Read more

Sep 26, 2014

There is a new bug called Shellshock that is being compared to the Heartbleed bug, which affected hundreds of thousands of computers this past April. Shellshock affects a piece of software called Bash, short for Bourne-Again Shell, which is part of the Unix operating system. We would once again…Read more

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