Investing & Assets

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A reader asks how expenses are calculated on funds of...»
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We’re in the most volatile period of the year. That doesn’t mean you need to be afraid, but be...»

Stock Smarts: Pain and Profits

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Joint transplants are becoming increasingly common in older people. Meet the company that makes those prosthetic knees and hips that greatly improve our...»

RRIF Portfolio Beats Target

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Average annual growth of 12.6% since inception but portfolio creator Gordon Pape says that’s probably not sustainable In February 2013 I started a RRIF...»

Q&A: Renewing GICs

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A reader is collecting $450 a month from GICs, but they’re up for renewal and the interest rate will drop. What should she do?   Q – I am a...»

2014 All-Star Canadian Stocks

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Some investors are like elephants – they never forget. That explains why many people still refuse to invest in the stock market even though it has been...»

Higher Rates? Not For A While

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Low rate environment is likely to continue until at least mid-2015 and perhaps longer. If we’re to take the words of our central bankers at face value,...»

What’s Next For REITs?

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Real estate investment trusts are having a better year than expected. The question is: how long can it continue? When the year began, the outlook for real...»

Q&A: Brokerage Fees

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How much should you expect to pay to buy shares? Here, a look at typical brokerage fees   Q – How much is the usual cost to have a broker purchase...»