There’s been speculation recently that the strong run enjoyed by income trusts in recent years is about to end. I don’t agree. I believe there are several good reasons to expect these popular cash cows to continue to perform well through at least the...Read More»
Question: My husband is 75, I am 70. We recently downsized from a large home and property in the country. We feel we are one room short where we purchased and would like to add on a family room. We have a large family and get-togethers are a little...Read More»
Are five (or more) minds better than one? Or do too many cooks spoil the broth?
That's the question you need to ask when you're consider whether to invest...Read More»
Like most other people in this business, I frequently refer to 'bull' and 'bear' markets. It's a convenient shorthand for expressing the general direction...Read More»
When you visit your family doctor, does she always immediately remember all the facts about your medical history? Probably not. More likely, she has a...Read More»
Take a look around your home. No doubt you'll find many unique things that have special value for you. Don't make the mistake of thinking these special...Read More»
When New York finally reopened on Sept. 17, it set off a wave of selling that drove the markets down to their lowest levels in years.
Our lead article in...Read More»
Over a year ago you recommended switching the cash in money market funds to mortgage funds. Are you still recommending this or should we be placing our...Read More»
I recently received an e-mail inquiry that asked for my advice about a new charity that the writer heard being promoted. Here’s part of his...Read More»
Q - If I buy into an equity index fund that has unrealized capital gains, am I correct in assuming that the unrealized capital gains tax implication is...Read More»
The writing may be on the wall for the venerable Canada Savings Bond program.
Finance Minister Ralph Goodale denies that Ottawa will phase out this...Read More»