Unpredictable Change Over Time

Volatility refers to the degree of unpredictable change over time. To an investor, this generally means the potential range of returns around an expected or average return. Because volatility looks at unpredictable change, it is used to measure risk. The more volatile the price of the asset, the riskier the asset will be to invest in. Taken one step further...

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Compliance: Avoid Pension Pain

We hope you liked our first video in our Proteus Viewpoint video series, Compliance: Avoid Pension Pain. For further information on compliance, read on! What does compliance mean when it comes to pension plans? When we talk about pension plan compliance with plan sponsors, it often comes down to a few things: 1. Identifying and recording what the plan needs...

Pension Plan Portability

Pension plan portability
Employer sponsored retirement savings plans range from defined contribution (DC) plans, to deferred profit sharing plans (DPSPs), to registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs) and tax free savings accounts (TFSAs). Over the course of your career, you may be a participant in one or more of these programs. You may even have benefits under a program with a...

Understanding Investment Risks & Volatility

There are four different types of risk to consider when making your investment selection: Volatility: Volatility is the risk we normally associate with stocks or equity type funds because the price of these investments tends to fluctuate according to market conditions. Despite these fluctuations, markets have historically always rebounded. It is important...

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