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Commissions, Fees and Charges

Posted on October 17th, 2017 by Baskin Administrator

  Fees payable by a client to Baskin Wealth Management with respect to an account are based on the value of assets in the account, measured at month end, and are billed and payable monthly in arrears. The amount of fees, expressed as a percentage of assets on an annual basis, is specified in each […]

KNOW YOUR PRODUCT

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 by Baskin Administrator

KNOW YOUR PRODUCT Asset Categories in which Baskin Financial invests – Definitions COMMON SHARES Securities that represent ownership in a corporation. Holders of common shares have a right to vote on the election of corporate directors. Dividends on common shares are not fixed but are determined by the board of directors of the corporation; they […]

WHY WE DISCOURAGE INVESTING WITH BORROWED MONEY

Posted on June 22nd, 2013 by Baskin Administrator

We are aware that some investment managers and brokers encourage their clients to borrow funds to increase the size of their investment portfolios. This practice is also referred to as using leverage. They argue that the return on investment will likely be higher than the rate of interest paid on the borrowed funds; that the […]

Understanding Risk

Posted on September 28th, 2012 by David Baskin

What do we mean when we say that an investment is risky?  Do we mean that we have a good chance of losing all of our money, or part of our money?  Do we mean that the investment will fluctuate in value?  Do we mean that things we cannot anticipate or control will impact our […]