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Studying college tuition costs

Jan 16, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Even with college tuition inflation slowing in recent years, college education costs continue to be a big-ticket item.

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Tax considerate planning may pay off during volatile markets

Jan 16, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Want some tax considerate wealth planning ideas to consider during volatile markets? See the new issue of Investor’s Edge to read the article.

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Second homes, key considerations and risks

Jan 16, 2024 |RBC Wealth Management

Many retirees are drawn to the idea of a second home, a concept that extends beyond providing a vacation spot for loved ones to gather. Before such a purchase, there’s much to contemplate.

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Have bonds rallied too far, too fast?

Jan 11, 2024 |Thomas Garretson, CFA

Swelling expectations of rate cuts have been a boon for bond markets. But could a step up in inflation put that narrative in jeopardy to start the year?

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Global Insight 2024 Outlook highlights: Bonds are back

Jan 11, 2024 |Frédérique Carrier

Whether the U.S. economy will tip into recession and with the return of bonds as an attractive complement to stocks, investors have much to consider in 2024.

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The 2023 investment story: Elements of surprise

Jan 05, 2024 |Kelly Bogdanova

In a plot twist for equity markets, the expected pain in 2023 became gain. We explore five catalysts that turned the U.S. investment environment on its head.

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Audio commentary – 2024 Outlook: Crosscurrents and opportunities

Jan 04, 2024 |Janet Engels and Tylar Lunke

2023 was a year of surprises. What’s in store for 2024? Janet and Tylar discuss some crosscurrents and where to find potential opportunities.

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Thinking hard about a soft landing

Dec 13, 2023 |Frédérique Carrier

Recession or soft landing? That’s the big question. Amid the uncertainty framing the investment picture, we explore how to position portfolios.

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Financial elder abuse: Safeguarding senior and vulnerable clients

Dec 11, 2023 |RBC Wealth Management

Estimates peg the cost of financial exploitation of older Americans around $2.9 billion a year, but many cases slip below the radar. Prevent elder abuse by learning to recognize the warning signs.

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U.S. debt: Not living on borrowed time

Dec 07, 2023 |Atul Bhatia, CFA

As markets shrug off soaring U.S. debt, we unpack the debt dilemma and argue that positioning portfolios for a debt crisis can lead to subpar returns.

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