How to choose the best investments for children

How to choose the best investments for children

Traditionally, there have been several options for parents and grandparents looking to make investments for children. But here’s how to choose the best investments for children in 2018.
Taking the time to pick the right investments for children and grandchildren is a worthwhile endeavour. If the child is under… Read More

Volatility – A measure of ETF risk

ETFs come in all shapes and sizes and numerous factors can influence their investment risk. One measure—standard deviation—aims to capture the volatility of an ETF’s price fluctuations. That metric is used to indirectly identify the volatility of the stocks that the fund holds.
Standard deviation for… Read More

Buy these bond funds for stable income

The Bank of Canada increased interest rates in July 2017 for the first time since 2010. Its key interest rate rose from 0.50% to 0.75%. The bank’s next opportunity to raise rates is in September 2017. Whether it will do so is uncertain.
The Canadian economy… Read More