Charitable donations and taxes: What investors need to know

Charitable donations and taxes: What investors need to know

It’s important for investors to understand how charitable donations and taxes will impact their bottom line
When you complete your income tax return, take a moment to consider the charitable donations you made. How carefully did you choose the charities you supported? How much time… Read More

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced investor, these tips give you fundamental advice and show you how to put it to work right away–without any need for practice.

Today’s tip: “Practice accounts that let you buy stocks online without real money may seem to be a convenient way to learn investing… Read More

3 key ways to cut your risk in value stock investing

3 key ways to cut your risk in value stock investing

Value stock investing pointers: look at goodwill and investment quality, and look beyond financial indicators
When you begin investing, you may think the secret to investment profit is “buy low, sell high.” But that’s hard to do. You’ll often buy just before prices fall, or sell… Read More

Dividend Advisor Hotline – Friday, May 12, 2017

INTACT FINANCIAL cORP., $92.53, Toronto symbol IFC, is Canada’s largest provider of property and casualty insurance. The company insures more than five million individuals and businesses. Its major brands are Intact Insurance, Canada BrokerLink and belairdirect.
With the March 2017 payment, Intact raised its quarterly dividend… Read More