Two of my recommended U.S. bank stocks released their year-end results recently. One blew by analysts' estimates with a year-over-year earnings gain of 24 per cent. The other left investors deeply disappointed, posting a profit drop of 5.4 per cent...Read More»
Do mutual fund MERs really matter?
Q – I have a question related to mutual fund MERs. Hypothetically, let's say there are two mutual funds in a portfolio. Fund A has a MER of 2.5 per cent
and Fund B has a MER of 1.5 per cent. Both funds report...Read More»
Spring is not just the time of the year to spruce up the home and organize closets, it's a great time to tidy up cluttered financial matters. To...Read More»
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...Read More»
Can multiple family members contribute to a tax free savings account?
Q – Can a privately owned company be the possessor of a TFSA account and can...Read More»
The next four years will be tense and unpredictable. Be prepared. Gordon Pape lists his five things to watch for in 2017.
Donald Trump is now president...Read More»
Last month, Amazon announced that it plans to create 100,000 new full-time jobs in the U.S. over the next 18 months.
That's a huge commitment by a single...Read More»
They may be stocks investors have rejected but if you are looking for good cash flow you'll find it in the "Dogs of the Dow."
The Dogs of the Dow is an...Read More»
There's one sure thing you can say about 2017—it will be volatile.
Politics will be volatile—with Donald Trump in office, what else could...Read More»
A turnaround in base metals make companies like Lundin Mining an attractive option for aggressive investors.
Investors are making money in base metal...Read More»
Well, 2016 is over and despite all the trauma it ended up being a very profitable year for most investors.
The S&P/TSX Composite was up 17.8 per cent...Read More»