Tag Archives: Work

Attention savers: Here’s five ways to put $5,000 to work


If you received a $5,000 bonus, what would you do with it? For many, such a windfall would be quickly squandered on shoes, electronics, or dinners out. For other people, the extra cash would just be a method to put out some financial fires. These folks would probably require the money to have an overdue bill or day-to-day expenses. But ...

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Where great investing ideas come from — and how to make them work


One of the signs that I must be getting old is that I’m often inspired to speak to young graduates concerning the \”secrets of success.\” Five investing tips from the former sell-side analyst Want to know how to best use and interpret research reports. Here’s the way the do-it-yourself investor can act like a pro in a few easy steps ...

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Is there a turn around ahead? AGF Investments chief still has work to do


Kevin McCreadie for the past year has been getting up at 3 a.m. every Monday to catch a 6 a.m. flight from Baltimore, his current residence, to Toronto, where he works. The U.S.-born president and chief investment officer of AGF Investments Inc. was specifically hired last year to turn round the struggling money manager, carrying out a year-long global search ...

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