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  • 43 Years Later

    By on December 15, 2011

    “In July 1968 I made my first mortgage loan and started investing client money in mortgages. Forty-three years later I’m still investing my own savings as well as the savings of 3,700 or so investors in mortgages secured by Canadian real estate property. Nothing has changed fundamentally; however, nowadays...

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  • Risk & Reward

    By on December 8, 2011

    It varies from one fund to another but generally speaking the cost of operating a Mortgage Investment Corporation, including setting aside a reasonable reserve, is about 3%. Therefore when a MIC delivers a 5% net dividend to you, the MIC must lend its money out on mortgages at 8%...

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  • Wayne Strandlund appointed to Royal Roads University Board of Governors

    By on September 1, 2011

    Fisgard’s CEO and Founder, Wayne Strandlund, has been appointed by the British Columbia Lieutenant Governor in Council to …

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  • Only private issuer of RDSP in Canada

    By on June 21, 2011

    Fisgard is the only private issuer of the REGISTERED DISABILITY SAVINGS PLAN (RDSP) in Canada, and its income investment is the perfect fit for the RDSP. If you have a disability or a limiting medical condition you should definitely check out the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP), a federal...

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  • Inside Mortgage Investment Corporations

    By on April 28, 2011

    Inside Mortgage Investment Corporations To learn about an exciting and fast-emerging investment class, Rob McLister, editor of Canadian Mortgage Trends, interviewed veteran investor and mortgage lender, Wayne Strandlund, who is the founder and CEO of Fisgard Capital, a $250 Million Canadian Mortgage Investment Corporation (MIC). In this wide-ranging interview...

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  • Dangers of Lending Money on Your Own – A Word of Caution

    By on April 7, 2011

    Recently we’ve received a number of enquiries from Fisgard investors regarding private mortgage money they have lent outside of their Fisgard MIC investment. In these cases the investor lent money directly to a borrower. In short, things did not go well. These mortgages looked appealing at first and it...

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