When it comes to bonds, income investors face a real dilemma.
Almost every financial advisor agrees that fixed income securities should be an integral part of your portfolio and the older you are the greater the weighting they should receive.
How good is the RBC Select Conservative Portfolio?
Q – I am putting all my RRSP into a RRIF to start in June 2017. My royal bank planner says I should put it into RBC Select Conservative Portfolio as I told him I want low risk. The money is in...Read More»
The bull market observed its eighth birthday on March 9th with another small gain. Like the Energizer Bunny, it just keeps going, and going, and...Read More»
Do I have to pay income tax on interest earned from my RRSP?
Q - I am holding a GIC in my RRSP. Do I have to pay income tax on the interest I get from...Read More»
Estate planning means not leaving your money to the government. Here, ways to make sure the taxman gets less.
Face it: when you die, the wealth...Read More»
As someone with duel citizenship, does it make sense to buy Canada stocks in U.S. dollars for my TFSA?
Q - My husband has dual citizenship with Canada...Read More»
It's not easy to find cash flow plus growth potential in a single security.
A security that delivers a high yield while offering strong growth potential...Read More»
Is it all in the house? Ian MacNeill reports on the pros and cons of your home as your biggest, and often, only investment.
When my son brought his Grade...Read More»
Where is the best place to hold American currency?
Q – You have recommended holding any cash reserves in U.S. dollars. Do you recommend any...Read More»
In August 2012, we created a Growth Portfolio for readers of Gordon Pape's Internet Wealth Builder newsletter. It is the riskiest of all his portfolios,...Read More»
What do you do about your RRSP when the whole world seems to be going crazy? The answer is simple: ignore all the background noise and carry on as before....Read More»