Despite slow growth recently, this model portfolio is returning more than 12 per cent a year.
I know that most people aren’t thinking about RRSPs in the middle of August but I try to update my model portfolios every six months. Since the last review...Read More»
Canadian banks held up better during the credit crunch but right now investors should look south.
Canadian banks are widely viewed as among the strongest in the world, and rightly so. They held up remarkably well during the credit crash of 2008, with...Read More»
Here, how you can benefit from the federal budget.
The timing of the retirement savings announcements found in Conservative Finance Minister Joe...Read More»
Many people have a blind spot when it comes to choosing income securities, and it’s a big one: the rest of the world.
We tend to focus on Canadian...Read More»
Resource stocks look cheap right now. But don’t rush to buy– they may be even cheaper next week.
A little over a year ago, a financial professional...Read More»
Middle income folks would get a break but high income earners would pay more and the TFSA contribution limit would be rolled...Read More»
China, Greece, and our own domestic woes. Mix in weak oil prices and higher U.S. interest rates and you have a recipe for market turbulence.
It’s a...Read More»
A reader doesn’t understand the concept of currency hedging or how to use it. Here, Gordon Pape...Read More»
It’s been a tough year for making money so far, unless you had a few bucks in Europe or Japan.
We’re halfway through 2015 and so far it has been a...Read More»
A reader is paying 1.75 per cent to his financial adviser and wonders if he should save that money and do it himself.
Q – When I retire in three years...Read More»
The Bank of Canada says stocks are too expensive. That means it’s time to check out your portfolio and make changes while you can.
The Bank...Read More»