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

Risky investing opportunities and how to avoid them

Risky investing opportunities and how to avoid them

To keep extra risk at bay, steer clear of these not-so-great investing opportunities
Some investing opportunities steer investors toward danger.

From the trait of (misplaced) inventiveness to aggressive portfolios to bond investing, it’s important to understand the investing actions that will lead you to take on too… Read More

Long-term value investing tips—and traps to avoid

Long-term value investing tips—and traps to avoid

Long-term value investing is a key part of building a balanced and diversified portfolio
The core of the long-term value investing approach is identifying well-financed companies that are established in their businesses and have a history of earnings and dividends. They are likely to survive any… Read More