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Lately, I have been reading a number of articles by industry experts and journalists espousing the virtues of the sixty-equity, forty-bond allocation. Their reasoning is that There Is No Alternative (TINA) to earn a good return on your hard-earned capital. I know enough to know this advice is more in line with their interests than yours. In 2017, it will only have been ten years since the beginning of the last financial crisis. For someone who is retired, or soon to be, the 60-40 allocation may be very dangerous advice. Here’s why!

We’ve all heard it. The sound of one team sucking. Our team. The Leafs. It usually starts this time of year. And while everything seems rosy for Leafs fans, just wait. The panic will soon set in.

Building in intensity with each defeat until, sometime after the All-Star break, the sound explodes — an internalized shriek like the noise a star might make if you ripped its heart out.

It’s a ritual for us.