What if I don't want to leave any money behind?
Q – I want to spend all my savings before I die. I am male age 61 and have a variety of health issues. So I am looking at my portfolio and trying to figure out how I could spend it all plus my...Read More»
How can we know which U.S. stocks are exempt from withholding tax in RRSPs?
Q - Is there a simple way to know which U.S. stocks will tax dividends paid into a Canadian RRSP? – Paul P.
A - If the company is a corporation based in the U.S.,...Read More»
When it comes to bonds, income investors face a real dilemma.
Almost every financial advisor agrees that fixed income securities should be an integral...Read More»
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...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»