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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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  • Fisgard Nominated for Vancouver Island Business Excellence Award

    By on December 23, 2010

    This is a special time of year and we hope you get the opportunity to relax and celebrate with your loved ones. Everyone at Fisgard would like to say THANK YOU for the support and patronage you have shown us over the past years. It is truly appreciated. Fisgard...

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  • All About the RESP

    By on September 3, 2010

    Invest in Youth! Invest in Canada! Back to School! Registered Education Savings Plan time! Every parent – or uncle or aunt or grandma or grandpa or brother or sister or friend and supporter of Canada’s youth and education – should open an RESP for the student(s) of their choice....

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  • Fisgard Update

    By on August 25, 2010

    More than 50% of Fisgard’s $232 million capital now comes from Canada’s Registered Savings and Registered Pension Plans. The rest of our capital comes from investors in the form of cash. The majority of Fisgard’s 4,000 investors invest both cash and registered funds from one or another of the...

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  • Pic-A-MIC

    By on August 10, 2010

    With investors flocking to safer investments such as quality CANADIAN real estate property and mortgages secured by CANADIAN real estate, interest in the Mortgage Investment Corporation ( MIC ) has grown significantly. Professional well-managed MICs are generally debt-free and deliver reasonable consistent dividends in the 5% to 7% range....

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  • If you haven’t started a Tax Free Savings Account ( TFSA ) — why not?

    By on January 28, 2010

    The TFSA is as good as it gets in terms of TAX FREE savings. $5,000 a year may not seem like much but, driving what might seem to be a small investment with the power of compound interest, you’ve got an investment winner impossible to beat. I offer the...

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