Investment Philosphy.

As a full service brokerage firm we access a wide range of investment vehicles on a global basis.

With a low interest rate environment, investors can no longer turn to cash or near cash investments as a means to build and retain wealth. Over time income tax implications and inflation erode capital. The opposite extreme of aggressive equities is also an approach which we don’t favour.

Our average client will generally live through another five to seven economic & market cycles. As trying to time these cycles is a futile exercise, we prefer to prepare rather than react.

Our belief as such is that more can be achieved through efficient portfolio construction. By quantifying risk through back-tested portfolio analyses while comparing with past and projected returns, we have been successful in capturing strong returns during periods of market growth and preserving more capital during economic contractions.

Security Selection

As investors we must remember that a stock or bond is issued by an underlying business. When selecting securities we ask ourselves a number of questions. Do we feel that this company will be in business and have paying customers regardless of various economic environments? Do we feel that this company has a competitive advantage within its industry & do we feel it is likely to grow its business?

Does the company have a strong management team and has it been consistent in growing its earnings? Despite different economic periods, conflicting political views & civil unrest, human beings will always need certain goods and services. By investing in the companies that provide the products and services we just can’t do without, we will benefit from these businesses’ long term productivity.

How We Feel About Income

In addition to seeking capital appreciation, we see income as another form of profit. Whether our clients need a regular stream of income or prefer not to draw from their portfolio, tax efficient income based investing forms part of our portfolio construction efforts.

We believe that income based investing also contributes to our clients’ risk management plan. A regular stream of income reduces overall volatility while also returning the initial capital investment over time.

Investment Vehicles.

As a full service brokerage firm we access a wide range of investment vehicles on a global basis.

  • Individual Securities – Common Stock & Preferred shares, REITs, Bonds, Treasury Bills & Convertible Debentures
  • ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds)
  • IPOs (Initial Public Offering / New Issues)
  • Private Placements
  • SMAs (Separately Managed Accounts)
  • Real Property
  • Private Equity
  • Mutual Funds, Closed & Open
  • Creditor Protected Investments
  • GICs
  • Market Linked GICs
  • High Interest Savings Accounts

Investor Protection.

Canadian Investor Protection Fund

Harbourfront Wealth Management Inc. is a member of the Canadian Investor Protection Fund. By having an account with Harbourfront Wealth Management Inc you have automatic CIPF coverage. CIPF is sponsored by the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) and is the only compensation fund approved by the Canadian Securities Administrators for IIROC Dealer Members. All IIROC Dealer Members are CIPF Members.

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Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada

The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces in Canada. IIROC sets high-quality regulatory and investment industry standards, protects investors and strengthens market integrity while maintaining efficient and competitive capital markets.

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National Bank Correspondent Network

National Bank Correspondent Network (NBCN) provides clearing and custodial services to Harbourfront Wealth Management Inc. NBCN is a wholly owned subsidiary of National Bank Financial and provides clearing services to over 100 financial services firm entrusting $84 billion in assets under administration.

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