Scott Clayton

Scott is an associate editor at TSI Network. He is the lead reporter and analyst for Dividend Advisor, Stock Pickers Digest and Canadian Wealth Advisor and a member of the Investment Planning Committee. Scott began his investment and financial career working with Pat McKeough at The Investment Reporter in the 1980s. Subsequently, he worked at the Financial Post Corporation Service for 10 years. He joined TSI Network in 1998. He is a Bachelor of Economics graduate of York University, and he also has an M.B.A. from the Schulich School of Business.

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Here are some key tips on dividend investing for beginners

Here are some key tips on dividend investing for beginners

Consider these pointers on dividend investing for beginners to help you get your investing career off to a great start
A dividend is a payment a corporation makes to its shareholders, usually as a distribution of profits. When a corporation earns a profit, it can re-invest… Read More

Enjoy a 6.6% yield from H&R REIT

Enjoy a 6.6% yield from H&R REIT

A newly-opened residential complex led to a 2.4% jump in cash flow for this real estate investment trust in the most-recent quarter.

Meanwhile, today’s low interest rates continue to help the REIT reduce its interest expense and to sustain its high-yielding distributions for investor.

The trust’s units… Read More

11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks

11 tips for picking TSX blue chip stocks

TSX Blue Chip Stocks Are Key Components Of Successful Investor Portfolios
TSX blue chip stocks are well-established companies with attractive business prospects on the Toronto Stock Exchange, like Bank of Montreal (TSE: BMO), RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX: REI.UN), and Enbridge (TSE: ENB). Well-established firms… Read More

Buying U.S. Stocks in Canada Provides International Exposure

Investors buying U.S. stocks in Canada can get international exposure—especially when looking at the Consumer sector for investments
Long before 2020, and, indeed, for several decades, we’ve advised Canadian investors to spread their holdings out geographically between Canadian and U.S. stocks. Our view is that virtually… Read More