3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

3 Growth Investing Strategies: Two we like—one we don’t

Growth investing can be beneficial to your portfolio returns—but not every strategy is money in the bank.
To profit from growth stocks, you need to pick stocks with clear growth prospects and not simply momentum stocks with uncertain futures. Chosen wisely, high-quality, growth-oriented stocks can be… Read More

How to find the best dividend ETF

How to find the best dividend ETF

The best dividend ETFs can lead to high yields and add stability to your portfolio
The best dividend ETFs will practice “passive” fund management, in contrast to the “active” management that conventional mutual funds or some new ETFs provide at much higher costs.

As a result of… Read More

Here are the key characteristics of good companies to invest in

Here are the key characteristics of good companies to invest in

Good companies to invest in share a number of key characteristics
High-quality blue chip stocks represent good companies to invest in. Blue chip companies are typically defined as firms whose stocks have a national reputation for quality, reliability and the ability to operate profitably in good… Read More

Two ETFs may be the best choices in bonds

Two ETFs may be the best choices in bonds

The Bank of Canada cut its benchmark interest rate in March to 0.25% from 1.75%. The move was meant to spur the economy after COVID-19 hit. Whether the bank holds that rate steady, or cuts it even further, depends on the country’s economic growth and… Read More

How to Buy International Stocks to enhance and diversify your portfolio

For Canadian investors wondering how to buy international stocks, ADRs and international ETFs may be a safer option than buying on foreign exchanges
We believe most investors could benefit from holding some foreign and international investments in their portfolios for added diversification. And growing markets like… Read More

What do playing the stock market and chess have in common?

What do playing the stock market and chess have in common?

Successfully playing the stock market — like chess—is never about going for broke.
Many investors like to use analogies from sports or the military to describe their investment approach, so they’ll often use the phrase playing the stock market. But if I had to compare our… Read More

Get a 4.4% yield from Emera Inc.

Get a 4.4% yield from Emera Inc.

This stock has bounced back strongly from March 2020 lows and should continue to rise as the pandemic eases and more countries reopen their economies.  

The company’s plan to reduce its fossil fuels exposure should also bolster the stock’s appeal with institutional investors who increasingly… Read More

Is Value Investing Still Relevant? Absolutely, If Done Correctly

Is value investing still relevant? Value investing has been used by many investors, in conjunction with other investment considerations, to profit over long periods
Is value investing still relevant? Yes—and here are some tips on how to do it successfully:

Value stocks are generally good bargains,… Read More