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Four simple steps to start saving for retirement
Saving for retirement can be daunting, especially when you’re young and retirement seems a long way away.  But getting started doesn’t need to be difficult or complicated – it just requires a little planning and a steady commitment. Follow these simple tips ...
How CMI Gives Back
For nearly two decades, CMI Financial Group (CMI) has been fortunate to serve the community as a trusted non-bank financial services provider. Along the way, we’ve supported dozens of organizations whose mandates align with our vision for corporate, environmental and...
Top 5 Things a MIC Should Being Doing for You
As an investor, gaining exposure to the residential real estate market no longer means having to acquire property or become a landlord. It doesn’t require carrying an illiquid asset during turbulent market cycles or worrying about high overhead costs. With private...
Why MICs Have a Place in Every Investment Portfolio
In an era of record-low interest rates, market volatility and unprecedented fiscal and monetary intervention, investors need to think outside the box when constructing their portfolio. Within the US $10 trillion alternative asset market, private mortgages provide a via...
Herd Mentality
Investors probably don’t like to admit it, but their investment decisions are often influenced by what other people are doing. This is often true whether you manage your own investment portfolio or hand over responsibilities to a portfolio manager. In behavior...