Rob Oleksyn

Oleksyn: A peek into the future stampede

In my opinion, the sheer number of known and unknown variables makes a mockery of economic forecasting.

Oleksyn: Be sure to read all of the CRA notice of assessment

My most invaluable retirement tip for the summer is that you should carefully check the very valuable information that is on your NOA.

Oleksyn: Establish your retirement goal

A significant amount of research is showing that most Canadians aren’t saving enough!

Oleksyn: Providing basic direction for your life

It’s been my experience, that financial planning is often thought of as being overly complicated.

Oleksyn: A suitcase of emotional baggage best ignored

Relying on emotions can be disastrous for making investment decisions.

Oleksyn: Using the right ‘club’ to make an investment shot

Columnist Robert Oleksyn draws analogy between the need for a variety of golf clubs and a diverse investment portfolio.

Oleksyn: Fate of European economic zone shrouded in uncertainty

One of the recurring topics that I have been asked about this spring concerns the fate of the euro and the European Union.

Olekysn: Europe’s economy stuck in turmoil

The fate of the Euro raises questions for potential investors in the European economy with few answers.

Oleksyn: Course management helps limit investment ‘bad shots’

In many ways, I think that successful investing is analogous to playing great golf.

Oleksyn: Don’t let emotions control your investment choices

We live in a timing and selection culture, though research repeatedly shows that unpredictable events mean that no one can forecast markets.

Oleksyn: Take advantage of other investors’ mistakes

My simple message to investors is that if you manage your behaviour you can achieve comparatively superior, long term, real life returns.

Oleksyn: Not all doom and gloom in 2012

For me, a cold, dark and gloomy February winter day is a great time to reflect on 2011 and sneak a peek toward the remainder of 2012.