Author Archives: Lara

About Lara

Lara Hildebrandt, BFA Financial Security Advisor Freedom 55 Financial, a division of London Life Insurance Company Investment Representative Quadrus Investment Services Ltd. Financial security planning; helping clients achieve their goals and dreams.

How Life Insurance Helps Manage Risks During Your Lifetime

Life insurance’s primary role is simple: to help provide your family with financial security when you die. However, life insurance can also help you manage risks in other aspects of your life. Help with retirement risks Retirement risks include not … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 April, Insurance, Protection | Tagged , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Fund wins Lipper Award, others ranked on top.

Two years running, Quadrus U.S. and International Specialty Corporate Class Fund won the Lipper Award for its five-year performance two years running; in 2011, it also won for its three-year performance. Majority of funds ranked first or second quartile  Sixty-seven per … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 March, Investment | Tagged , , , , , , | Leave a comment

RRSP: Segregated fund policies and you

Segregated fund policies and you Like a mutual fund, a segregated fund is a pool of money invested in a variety of securities through professional fund managers. However, unlike mutual funds, segregated funds are only available through an insurance company. … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 February, Investment | Tagged | 1 Comment

Want to understand more about what’s going in the markets?

I’ve previewed this Market Matters monthly investment commentary from GLC Asset Management Group Ltd. and found it very interesting. If you want to learn more about what’s happening in the markets, please check it out. Once you have, if you … Continue reading

Posted in 2012 January, Investment | Tagged | Leave a comment