Highlights: News of a promising COVID-19 vaccine trial helped spur strong global stock market gains and a significant sector rotation from growth into value sectors. Beginning in 2021, GLC will be amalgamated into Mackenzie Investments and together we will be stronger as one of Canada’s largest asset managers. The drawn-out U.S. presidential election gave way [...]
New sign-in page for your CEIRP plan You may have noticed something a little different when you go to log on to your account on www.grsaccess.com. You, the Plan member, will be redirected to the new sign-in page, www.mycanadalifeatwork.com. From there, using your Access ID and password, you can access your CEIRP group retirement savings [...]
It’s hard to believe after the difficulties of the last twelve months that we’re just a few days away from waving 2020 goodbye and giving 2021 a huge welcoming hug. We can also all agree that we’ve been through the wringer, especially on the financial side. It’s safe to say that 2021 will be a [...]
Fatigue has been one of the recurring themes in 2020. Whether it be lockdown fatigue, isolation fatigue, cooking fatigue, Covid fatigue — you name it, we’ve been fed up. To be fair, there were times when we found reasons to smile. Many of us began to appreciate the simple things in life, and these really [...]
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Some gentle reminders for you: Don’t forget that CEIRP now has social media communities, and we’d love for you to follow us. We’re on Twitter and Facebook — drop by with a “like”, to leave a comment or question, or just say hi! Looking forward to “friending” you! Don’t forget to send in your email [...]
While it may be cliché to say this out loud, but we can agree that 2020 had more plot twists and turns than a high-grossing blockbuster. There have been so many unknowns and sources of anxiety: Will my project restart allowing me to work again? Will my government support be enough so that I can [...]
There are tons of great personal financial websites that offer advice on budgeting, goal setting and how to avoid/eliminate debt. Here are a few that you should check out: The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada: Covid-19 related personal financial tips Rags to Reasonable smartPATH
Highlights: Rising COVID-19 infection counts continue to stifle economic recovery across North America and Europe. Equity markets and investor sentiment weakened as U.S. election uncertainty loomed throughout the month. Bond yields rose sharply early in the month, only to land back roughly where they started. Click here to read more.
October 2020 Newsletter