Investing & Assets

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Don’t reject a security just because it has a high price tag. It may be worth the extra expense. Think very carefully before you answer this question. Suppose you only had enough »

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A reader wants to know: What do you do when you find a 100-year-old stock certificate from a company you’ve never heard of? Q – I have a number of old share »

Q&A: U.S. Withholding Tax

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A reader wants to know if the 15% tax will apply on U.S. preferred shares in an RRSP.   Q – Could you please tell me if there is any withholding tax »

Stock Smarts: A Conservative Portfolio

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Despite a weak period in 2013, returns on this conservative portfolio are ahead of target.   It’s been several months since I looked at the Conservative Portfolio I created for my Internet »

Q&A: Contributing to the CPP

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Here, a reader wonders if it’s a good idea to earn the new Post Retirement Benefit after age 65.   Q – I will be 66 this fall and have been collecting »

US Dollars: A Mini-Portfolio

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Here,  three securities that combine low risk with above-average potential returns.   After I published the latest results of the Internet Wealth Builder’s (IWB) Mini-Portfolio recently, I received this note from a »

Q&A – Stock Market Crash?

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A reader wants to know: Is there a crash coming or is it safe to invest in the stock market now?   Q – I would like you to look into a »

Bonds Surprise So Far in 2014

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How quickly things change! At the start of the year, no one wanted to have anything to do with bonds. Interest rates were going higher and bonds were expected to respond by »