September 2019
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Should you try timing the market?
Shared with permission from CI Investments

When the market is going up, do you ever feel optimistic and decide to invest more than usual?
And when it’s going down, do you ever feel nervous and consider selling some of your investments?
On the other hand, maybe you’re the type who aims to buy when the price is at its lowest and sell when it’s at its highest.
The problem with trying to time the market, however, is that nobody knows exactly when the market will rise or fall. It’s impossible to know if the turn will be short-lived or longer-term.

After a carefree summer, do you fill up your calendar in fall?
10 simple strategies to manage your stress
Reprinted with permission from Manulife Solutions

Stress takes its toll on our bodies. It affects us physically, depletes us emotionally, and drains us of our ability to focus and be productive. In fact, most illnesses are caused or made worse by stress. Stay healthy with these 10 tips to alleviate your stress response:

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Understanding distributions
Reprinted with permission from Edgepoint

What is a mutual fund distribution?
It’s when the net investment income earned by a mutual fund is passed on to individual investors.


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Are you a tech lover?
Hi! I’m the iA Virtual Assistant

iA Financial Group is proud to present its virtual assistant. Even though it is new, it’s learning quickly. It can help you with your RRSP and find nearby healthcare providers. It will be able to chat with you about many topics related to your financial wellbeing.

It is available for iOS from the App Store or
for Android from Google Play.

Two tickets to paradise

MoneySense tips you off on the destinations where your dollars will go the farthest and how to take advantage of easy strategies that will stretch your budget.

The Fed cuts, but does it do anything for earnings?

Reprinted with permission from Manulife
Without much surprise to the market, the US Federal Reserve implemented its first rate cut since December 2008.

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Helping you grow, protect and leave a legacy

This information has been prepared by Greg Frost who is an Investment Advisor for HollisWealth®. The material contained does not necessarily reflect the opinion of HollisWealth. HollisWealth® is a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. The information contained in this newsletter comes from sources we believe reliable, but we cannot guarantee its accuracy or reliability. The opinions expressed are based on an analysis and interpretation dating from the date of publication and are subject to change without notice. Furthermore, they do not constitute an offer or solicitation to buy or sell any of the securities mentioned. The information contained herein may not apply to all types of investors. The Investment Advisor can open accounts only in the provinces in which they are registered. HollisWealth® is a division of Industrial Alliance Securities Inc., a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada. For more information about HollisWealth, please consult the official website at www.holliswealth.com . Insurance products provided through Hollis Insurance.