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Mike Greschner Joins George & Bell

Mike Greschner Joins George & Bell

May 9, 2017. Category: Benefits, Consulting, Firm News. No Comments on Mike Greschner Joins George & Bell.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

We are pleased to announce that Mike Greschner has joined George & Bell Consulting as a Senior Consultant. Mike will be based in Vancouver, providing comprehensive benefit consulting services to public sector, private sector and multi-employer trusteed clients in Western Canada. Read full entry

Greg Heise Joins George & Bell

Greg Heise Joins George & Bell

June 5, 2015. Category: Firm News. No Comments on Greg Heise Joins George & Bell.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

We are pleased to announce that Greg Heise has joined George & Bell Consulting as Partner of the firm.

Greg will be based in Vancouver, providing actuarial and investment services to pension and benefit clients in Western Canada. Read full entry

Exciting News for George & Bell

Exciting News for George & Bell

February 27, 2015. Category: Actuarial, Firm News, Investment, Pension and Benefit Plans. No Comments on Exciting News for George & Bell.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

George & Bell Consulting (G&B) is pleased to announce a working relationship with John Gilfoyle and David Lee of Strategic Income Security Services (SISS). Read full entry

CPP Enhancement: The Debate Takes Centre Stage

CPP Enhancement: The Debate Takes Centre Stage

January 30, 2015. Category: Benefits, Firm News, Investing, Pension Plans, Retirement. No Comments on CPP Enhancement: The Debate Takes Centre Stage.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

See below for the link to Jeremy’s article published in the January/February issue of Plans and Trusts.

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Investment Manager Skill vs. Luck

Investment Manager Skill vs. Luck

January 8, 2015. Category: Investing, Pension Plans. No Comments on Investment Manager Skill vs. Luck.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

Below is a link to a classic article on investment manager skill and luck from our colleague Harry Satanove.

The article, titled Managing Money and Tossing Coins, was originally published in the Benefits and Pensions Monitor in 2001, but the message remains as valid today as it was then. Read full entry

Thoughts on CPP Expansion - video

Thoughts on CPP Expansion – video

December 3, 2014. Category: Benefits, Firm News, Pension Plans. No Comments on Thoughts on CPP Expansion – video.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

While at the recent International Foundation’s Canadian Annual Employee Benefits Conference in Calgary I shared some thoughts from my session on CPP Expansion. Read full entry

It's Time for a Rethink Around LTD Coverage for Older Employees

It’s Time for a Rethink Around LTD Coverage for Older Employees

May 29, 2014. Category: Benefits, Long Term Disability, Retirement. No Comments on It’s Time for a Rethink Around LTD Coverage for Older Employees.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

Click the link below to read Jeremy’s recent article for the Canadian HR Reporter.

It’s time for a rethink around LTD coverage for older employees Read full entry

SHARE Proxy Voting Survey

March 5, 2013. Category: Investing, Proxy Voting, Social Responsibility. No Comments on SHARE Proxy Voting Survey.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

Equity investment managers don’t just represent the interests of their clients by buying and selling stocks.  They also represent their interests through proxy voting; voting on Boards of Directors and resolutions related to how the company is run. Read full entry

Accounting Matters – Old Age Security

Accounting Matters – Old Age Security

January 28, 2013. Category: Investing, Pension Plans, Retirement. No Comments on Accounting Matters – Old Age Security.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

When Old Age Security was changed in the Federal budget last year some people asked me whether the cuts were necessary.  Read full entry

The Impact of Aging on Investment Returns

The Impact of Aging on Investment Returns

January 7, 2013. Category: Investing, Pension Plans, Retirement. No Comments on The Impact of Aging on Investment Returns.
Written by Jeremy Bell.

I originally wrote this article in May 2011.  I think that it remains relevant today: feel free to disagree (or agree) in the comments below. Read full entry

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