Is the Wool Pulled Over Your Eyes? | Special to BetterInvesting


Is the Wool Pulled Over Your Eyes? | Special to BetterInvesting

Be wary of these investor biases By Jeffrey Steele In the following article, Leith Wheeler Portfolio Manager Cindy Huang speaks with journalist Jeffrey Steele about investor bias. It was first published as the...

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Resources for Reconciliation - 2022


Resources for Reconciliation - 2022

We have uncovered some additional resources that you may wish to consider as you pause and reflect on Canada’s National Day of Truth and Reconciliation this Friday, September 30. As you can see...

Learning from past bear markets can take teeth out of current downturn


Learning from past bear markets can take teeth out of current downturn

The following article was written by Leith Wheeler VP & Portfolio Manager Leanne Scott and first published in CanadianFamilyOffices.com. It has been reprinted here with permission. You can read the original article and other thought...

Second-Level Thinking in Investing


Second-Level Thinking in Investing

Clients often ask us what the secret sauce is for beating the market. A lot of the time, the trick is getting out of our heads and ignoring the shouting voices of the...

YMCA of Vancouver, Leith Wheeler, & Tennis BC Help Refugees Settle, Prosper


YMCA of Vancouver, Leith Wheeler, & Tennis BC Help Refugees Settle, Prosper

When Waad Shurbaji flew into Vancouver International Airport in 2021, it was with fresh hope and fresh fears. She was arriving from Turkey, her home for eight years after fleeing the war in...

Leith Wheeler Explainer Series: How to Maximize Your RESP


Leith Wheeler Explainer Series: How to Maximize Your RESP

Registered Education Savings Plans (RESPs) are an excellent way to provide for the future of your child or grandchild’s post-secondary educational expenses. Not only do they create a discipline for saving, they also...

Not Your Average Investment Manager Summer Reading List


Not Your Average Investment Manager Summer Reading List

Summer’s here, which means BBQs, patios, airport lineups, and lots of time to catch up on reading! To help you decide what book to pack in your beach bag, we put the call...

Leith Wheeler Certified as Living Wage Employer


Leith Wheeler Certified as Living Wage Employer

First Financial Services Company to Do So in Each of BC, Alberta, & Ontario VANCOUVER, CALGARY, and TORONTO, May 11th, 2022 – Leith Wheeler Investment Counsel (“Leith Wheeler”) is pleased to announce the...

Time to Call Your Accountant: CRA Doubling "Prescribed Rate" for Loans July 1


Time to Call Your Accountant: CRA Doubling "Prescribed Rate" for Loans July 1

The following is a guest post by Jeff Brockman, CPA CA, Partner at Fruitman Kates LLP Chartered Professional Accountants.  In the summer of 2020, I contributed to Leith Wheeler’s Planning Matters client newsletter...

VIDEO: Leith Wheeler Outlook 2022


VIDEO: Leith Wheeler Outlook 2022

We recently hosted our annual Outlook event for Leith Wheeler clients, at which Portfolio Manager Cindy Huang interviewed our President, CEO & Head of Fixed Income, Jim Gilliland, our Head of Global Equities, Virginia...

An Update on Russia-Ukraine


An Update on Russia-Ukraine

We recently wrote to our clients to reflect our current thinking in regard to the Russia-Ukraine conflict and thought it might benefit those who hold our funds through intermediaries, so we have excerpted...

Leith Wheeler Explainer Series: NFTs


Leith Wheeler Explainer Series: NFTs

When returns have been strong and hordes of cash are chasing fewer and fewer investment opportunities, it is common to see more esoteric options emerge. In the late ’90s it was a smorgasbord...

Triggering Capital Gains: Should I Choose to Pay Taxes Today?


Triggering Capital Gains: Should I Choose to Pay Taxes Today?

The following is a guest post by Lyndon Braun, CPA, CA, Tax Partner at Manning Elliott LLP.  Anyone who tells you they know with any certainty where Canada’s tax policy is going to...