Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

‘Defensive stocks’ can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most so-called “defensive stocks” are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products… Read More

A look at the best TFSA investments for maximum portfolio gains

A look at the best TFSA investments for maximum portfolio gains

The best TFSA investments provide you with tax advantages, but the COVID-19 downturn still highlights the need to pick your investments wisely and not all your top picks belong in this increasingly popular investment account
Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) let you earn investment income—including interest, dividends… Read More

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

Six exchange-traded funds (ETFs) that track the major indexes

More and more, exchange-traded funds (ETFs) are finding their way into the portfolios of investors.
That’s because, unlike many other financial innovations, they don’t load you up with heavy management fees, or tie you down with high redemption charges if you decide to get out of them… Read More

How to Find Canadian Blue Chips that pay high dividends

How to Find Canadian Blue Chips that pay high dividends

Trying to find Canadian blue-chip stocks that pay high dividends? First let’s take a look at what makes a blue-chip stock.
Start by looking for strong companies, a history of dividends and reliable yields when looking for the best blue-chip stocks with high dividends.

The best blue-chips… Read More

How to Identify the Best High Dividend Blue Chip Stocks

How to Identify the Best High Dividend Blue Chip Stocks

7 ways to identify the high dividend blue chip stocks that will help you cut the risk—and boost the returns—of your portfolio
If you only buy the best high dividend blue chip stocks, you’ll automatically stay out of almost all the market’s worst stocks.

For a true… Read More