Top 5 Things a MIC Should Being Doing for You
30th Sep, 2021
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... Read More
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
05th Jul, 2021
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
Research has shown us that investors are often compelled to act based on certain preconceived biases. These biases, whether conscious or not, skew their decision-making process in a way that could adv... Read More
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
23rd Jun, 2021
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
Canada’s red-hot housing market continued to moderate in May, as tighter inventories and higher valuations contributed to a broad decline in home sales. However, sales and price levels remain histor... Read More
Invest with confidence in CMI Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC) funds
14th Jun, 2021
Invest with confidence in CMI Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC) funds
Portfolio managers have observed an interesting relationship over the past three months: Stocks and bonds have exhibited the strongest positive correlation this century. While far from an iron-clad in... Read More
Why MICs Have a Place in Every Investment Portfolio
01st Jun, 2021
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 $... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Housing Markets Continue to Stabilize at the End of Summer
22nd Sep, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Housing Markets Continue to Stabilize at the End of Summer
Canada’s housing market is in the midst of a healthy retracement following a record surge through the first quarter of 2021, as sales and listing activity continued to moderate through the summer. ... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Continue to Normalize in July
18th Aug, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Home Sales Continue to Normalize in July
Housing market activity in Canada continued to moderate in July, though underlying demand and sales activity were robust when compared with the historical average. Home builders reported a substantial... Read More
CMI State of the Market: Canadian Housing Market Experiences Much Needed Restraint as Property Values Soar
28th Jul, 2021
CMI State of the Market: Canadian Housing Market Experiences Much Needed Restraint as Property Values Soar
Canada’s red-hot housing market showed further signs of stabilizing in June, as sales declined for a third consecutive month amid razor-thin inventories and rising prices. Despite posting consecutiv... Read More
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
05th Jul, 2021
Avoid the pitfalls of Investment Biases when considering Alternatives for your Portfolio
Research has shown us that investors are often compelled to act based on certain preconceived biases. These biases, whether conscious or not, skew their decision-making process in a way that could adv... Read More
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
23rd Jun, 2021
CMI’s State of the Market: Housing Market Continues to Stabilize Following Record-Breaking Run
Canada’s red-hot housing market continued to moderate in May, as tighter inventories and higher valuations contributed to a broad decline in home sales. However, sales and price levels remain histor... Read More
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...
CMI 1st Quarter Recap
CMI Financial Group is wrapping up a very active first quarter, highlighted by a steady flow of new investors to our MIC Family of Funds and our whole loan program. A rebounding economy, strong housing-market conditions and a growing desire to diversify fixed-income po...
This Tax Season Consider a MIC for your TFSA and RRSP
Mortgage Investment Corporations, or MICs, are one of the fastest-growing alternative assets in Canada. Unlike some other alternative investments, MICs can be incorporated into your Tax-Free Savings Account (TFSA), Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), Registered ...
Love and Money – Have You Met Your Match?
At some point in a serious relationship, love and finances can no longer be segregated. As it turns out, our relationship style can tell us a lot about our money-managing skills.  Psychological and neuroscience research cited by The Wall Street Journal has made...