Never underestimate the power of Canadian dividend stocks

Never underestimate the power of Canadian dividend stocks

Canadian dividend stocks can produce as much as a third of your total return over your investing lifetime.

We think that Canadian dividend stocks rarely get the respect they deserve from investors. But with today’s low interest rates, savvy investors are paying more attention… Read More

7 ways Canadian stock options will cost you money

7 ways Canadian stock options will cost you money

Canadian stock options can generate a lot of money for your broker, but here’s seven ways they can cost you even more
Trading Canadian stock options can generate a lot of brokerage commissions, which is why some young, aggressive brokers recommend them for their clients. That’s despite… Read More

How to choose the best investments for children

How to choose the best investments for children

There are several savings and investment options that stand out above the rest when you are selecting the best investments for children.
Taking the time to pick the right investments for children and grandchildren is a worthwhile endeavour. If the child is under the age of… Read More

Canadian capital gains tax is one of the lowest you’ll ever pay

Canadian capital gains tax is one of the lowest you’ll ever pay

Stock market volatility during the first few months of 2016 spurred a rise in investor questions about capital gains tax. Those questions keep coming in–even two months after the April 2016 tax return deadline. There are three forms of investment income in Canada: interest, dividends and… Read More

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Two big risks of Canadian penny stocks you can avoid

Canadian penny stocks can be riskier than other investments, and if investors aren’t careful, early success can actually lead to a big loss.
The appeal of penny stocks in June 2016 is no different than it was in June 2008. Investors looking to add to the… Read More