Darren Alexander, CFP, CIM, FMA

Investment Advisor and Certified Financial Planner

Manulife Securities Incorporated

#404-1688 152nd Street

Surrey, B.C. V4A 4N2

Branch 604-542-5888

Cell: 604.349.4070 

Direct:  778.291.2588




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What sets Darren apart?

In the investment industry there is no substitute for experience when it comes to Advisors. With so many financial options available, it can be difficult to figure out what’s right for you. It’s important to talk to an experienced, knowledgeable advisor that you trust and who cares about your personal financial wellbeing. To help you make informed and confident financial decisions, Darren has over 23 years of advisory experience, spanning the Trust, Bank and Credit Union sectors.

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Manulife Financial

Manulife Financial is a leading Canada-based financial services group with principal operations in Asia, Canada and the United States. Our international network of employees, agents and distribution partners offers wealth management products and services including individual life insurance, group life and health insurance, long-term care services, pension products, annuities, mutual funds and banking products. We provide asset management services to institutional customers worldwide and offer reinsurance solutions, specializing in property and casualty retrocession.

The Company operates in Canada and Asia through the brand name "Manulife Financial" and in the United States primarily through the brand name "John Hancock".

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Latest Blog Posts

Helping your kids and grandkids increase their financial literacy

Published by Darren Alexander on Mar 29, 2017

“Since I graduated from high school, not one person has asked me to find the value of X.” We hear this comment all the time, and it’s generally meant as a joke, but it echoes what many think about our...

Some valuable year-end tax tips

Published by Darren Alexander on Dec 13, 2016

When we get to December, people pay more attention to how much they’ve contributed to their TFSA or RRSP, but might overlook important tax planning. For the next few weeks, I’ll go over some tax tips ...

Trumped! What to do with your investments after an earth-shattering election in Washington?

Published by Darren Alexander on Nov 09, 2016

As you already aware, and much to the surprise of most, Donald Trump has been elected President of the United States. Even as I write this I still am in shock that it has actually happened.   In many ...

Second Quarter Market Commentary

Published by Darren Alexander on Jul 12, 2016

Never a dull moment. This phrase seems to sum up investment markets of late. To the surprise of many, and contrary to polls and financial market sentiment, Britain voted to leave the European Union on...

Britain votes to leave the E.U. - what now?

Published by Darren Alexander on Jun 24, 2016

After 43 years as a member of the European Community, British voters voted to leave the Union yesterday in a historic referendum by a 52% to 48% margin. Never in the common currency Euro, the United Kingdom...