BE careful of the person/company giving you financial advice. Ask trusted friends, check online for the track record of anyone you are thinking of working with. Contact your local association for Financial Advisors to find out what qualifications and accreditation they should have. CBC's Marketplace's hidden camera test examines financial advisers at top Canadian banks, firms, uncovers 'atrocious' investment advice.
A good security camera system can help keep your family and property safe. There are many people who take advantage of homes that do not have a video security system. Opportunists who are desperate for cash or items that they can make money out of would find it easier to rob places where there is no video surveillance system.