Gerardo's Advice for Life

June 2nd, 2022 by Gerardo Cappelli

an overview of Kiev with the Motherland sculpture in the forefront

Canadians are sitting on billions in excess savings

Where and how fast this excess money is spent can affect the economy.  The central bank is betting that consumers start buying fewer consumer items and start spending on restaurants and vacations: things that were limited during the lockdown.


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Asset Allocation Strategy - June 2022

The economic and geoplitical situations remain tense and this increases the risks of a pronounced economic slowdown.  However, based on the strength of the labour market and a host of leading indicators, the CIO office thinks that a significant portion of the bad news already seems to be discounted in current stock prices.  Although high volatility is likely to continue for awhile the balance of risks suggests this is not the time to panic - quite the contrary

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NBF 2022 Investing Guide

Yes, it is 38 pages! But every topic is explained in just one page.  Some of the pages have links to more resources. There is something for everyone, from investment basics (eg. do you let your emothions influence your choices?) to saving for education or retirement.


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Updated Privacy Policy

As of May 28th, 2022, by continuing to use NBF's investment services, you are consenting to the update to the policy protecting your personal information.  You can manage your privacy settings at anytime through your online account or contact us and we can update.


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Food Festivals

It will be a very busy summer of eating with all the food festivals starting up again.  Some of the events like Taste of Little Italy are free and others like Toronto Taste are fundraisers so you have to buy tickets.


Toronto Taste / Foodalicious / Taco Fest

The Taste of Little Italy


Salsa in Toronto Festiveal - June/July 2022

Although the street festival, Salsa on St. Clair and the parade both take place in July, they do have some events starting this month.  In June there are free Salsa lessons in locations across Toronto, and in July there are free Salsa lessons for seniors every Saturday morning.  Isn't dancing a great way to celebrate a less locked down summer?

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