Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2017. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF respectively mirror subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

Index investing can power your mutual funds and ETFs

Index investing can power your mutual funds and ETFs

Discover the pros and cons of index investing with both mutual funds and exchange traded funds (ETFs)
Index investing has both advantages and disadvantages. However, is index investing really a good overall strategy for growth investors?

In this article we look at both mutual funds and ETFs… Read More

Discover the best Canadian ETFs with these 5 tips

Discover the best Canadian ETFs with these 5 tips

The best Canadian ETFs can be a really good addition to your portfolio—if you choose carefully
With the best Canadian ETFs you won’t incur the regular capital gains taxes generated by the yearly distributions most conventional mutual funds pay out to unitholders.

Canadian exchange traded funds are… Read More

The best ETF to buy have these key characteristics

The best ETF to buy have these key characteristics

5 ways to know you’re picking the best ETF to buy
One way to profit from rising markets is to buy exchange traded funds (ETFs) that track major stock indexes. ETFs trade on stock exchanges, just like stocks. Prices are quoted in newspaper stock tables and… Read More

Buying ETFs: Investing in a popular and low-fee innovation

Buying ETFs: Investing in a popular and low-fee innovation

Did you know that buying ETFs with a passive investing strategy can lead to much lower expense ratios?
Traditional ETFs follow the lead of the index sponsor. This passive style keeps turnover very low, and that in turn keeps trading costs for your ETF investment down.
We… Read More

When to buy an ETF for maximum return

When to buy an ETF for maximum return

To determine when to buy an ETF, some investors use technical analysis and other tools. But you need to dig deeper.

Investors often wonder: what is a good entry point when purchasing a stock or an ETF?

The first question before asking when to buy… Read More