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 a nightmare. Whether it's unexpected costs, the strain of...Read More»
Gordon Pape plays mediator in a marital dispute over a change in GIC.
Q - I tried to convince my wife to switch from CIBC to Oaken Financial because CIBC is giving me 1.3 per cent on a GIC for one year non-redeemable and are insured by CDIC. Oaken...Read More»
The Toronto Stock Exchange has been a bitter disappointment for Canadian investors so far this year.
While the Dow continues to hit new records and...Read More»
Living longer is great. But if we're planning to enjoy the extra time bestowed on us by advances in medicine and technology we'll have to make sure our...Read More»
Should I contribute more to RRSP before converting to a RRIF?
Q - I am age 70, retired, and living on a fixed income. My tax bracket is not forecast to...Read More»
Technological advances continue to change the way we live our lives but what affect does it have on our investments. Better yet, how do we benefit...Read More»
When most of us go about our daily banking, without really thinking about what happens to our money. We deposit our cheques, invest in a GIC or pay our...Read More»
Gordon Pape updates us on a mini portfolio launched in November of 2012.
This mini-portfolio was launched in November 2012. It is designed for readers...Read More»
Stingray music is everywhere. Is the company a good investment?
Q – I am wondering whether you have had a chance to look at Stingray Digital Group...Read More»
What is the best way to buy the S&P 500?
Q – If one wants to invest in the S&P 500, is one better off to do it on the New York exchange...Read More»
Wealth management companies can no longer ignore the rapid growth of ETFs. Here's all you need to know about them and why they might be right for you.