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 Canadian penny stocks is no different in July 2017 than it was in July 2007: Investors are looking to add to the… Read More

5 reasons to sell penny stocks

5 reasons to sell penny stocks

Although attractive to aggressive investors, there are many good reasons to sell penny stocks before you lose money
Some investors think the best way to profit in stocks is to buy them when they are just barely starting out on a growth phase they hope will… Read More

Energy stock investments: 5 tips for making the best picks

Energy stock investments: 5 tips for making the best picks

If you want to make the best energy stock investments, you need to read this advice
Most investors who are looking at energy stock investments would likely think of oil and gas first. But energy stocks can also include green energy, power from renewable resources like… Read More

How to beat inflation with blue chip stocks—and more

How to beat inflation with blue chip stocks—and more

Have you wondered how to beat inflation? Here are a couple of ways investors can do it
Here’s a look at how to use stocks to beat inflation through a focus on resource and blue chip shares.

How to beat inflation: Understanding the major causes of inflation

The… Read More

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Use tax-loss selling to offset your taxable capital gains in Canada.
Tax-loss selling (or tax-loss harvesting) occurs when you deliberately sell a security at a loss in order to offset capital gains in Canada.  You can then use these losses to offset your taxable capital gains.

In… Read More

Blue chip stock investing: 5 pointers for success

Blue chip stock investing: 5 pointers for success

Blue chip stock investing can be easier if you use the pointers we share in this article
Aim above all for investment quality and diversification in your blue chip stock investing.
The majority of the stocks we regard as blue chips reward investors with both dividends and… Read More