Investing & Assets

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A reader has heard this is a way to save tax but is unsure how it works   Q – My question relates to investing outside an RRSP. I understand they have »

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Owning a fractional can pay big dividends – and not just in cash While the dream of owning a vacation home may sound appealing, the year-round responsibility may turn your dream into »

An ETF for Income Investors

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Don’t have the time or the skill to build your own income portfolio? Gordon Pape has an ETF for you For many investors, steady cash flow is the top priority. But they »

Stock Smarts – When to sell

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It’s one of the toughest decisions investors have to make. Gordon Pape offers some advice on when to say good-bye to a security A few weeks ago, I was the guest speaker »

The TSX: Six Years On

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The TSX finally gets back to its pre-crash levels and there could be more upside left   It took six years to the day but the Toronto Stock Exchange finally got back »

Iraq and the TSX

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Energy stocks shoot up as jihadists seize huge sections of the country.   A small but well trained and battle toughened army of jihadists has swept across northern Iraq desert sandstorm, roiling »

ETF Price War Heats Up

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Costs are being slashed as companies fight for a larger share of a growing market The iShares franchise, which is owned by BlackRock Asset Management Canada, dominates the ETF market in this »

Stock Smarts: A Hidden Gem

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Here’s a fund that earned more than 50 per cent in the past year – and you’ve probably never heard of it. Every once in a while I use the filter systems »

Q&A: TFSA Profits

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A reader expects to earn 25 per cent a year on his money. Is it better doing so in an RRSP or TFSA?   Q – I just read your book about »

Investors’ Dilemma

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Despite all the hype about some indexes hitting new records, the reality is that stock markets lack conviction and investors are confused. Perhaps this was the year to sell in May and »