Cryptocurrencies seem to be having difficulty fitting inside the traditional idea of investments. Even the government seems to be having difficulty. As you know, gains are taxed as capital gains, much like gains on commodity contracts. Direct ownership of coins is not permitted in… Continue Reading “Can You Use A TFSA To Invest In Cryptocurrencies?”
People who can create inflation do. Those who cannot inflate lose.
The future is unknowable, buy insurance for what it does to improve your life.
Can anyone create a cost/benefit tradeoff analysis on government spending? No, they cannot, and the government doesn’t want to.
For most people, the calculation of retirement income is not like you have been told.
Providing a margin of safety forces you to think through your future in a productive way
For me, in financial terms, 2 May 1980 was spent poorly.
Low interest rates didn’t cause inflation. They may harm some people though
Some thoughts on Russia providing gold backing for the ruble.
Look for and implement optimal solutions. No preconceptions. No frills.