Is borrowing money to invest a good idea?

Is borrowing money to invest right for you? The risks may not be worth the reward.

With interest rates still near historic lows, borrowing money to invest continues to look attractive. That’s especially true if you borrow to buy some of the best Canadian dividend stocks,… Read More

The reverse mortgage pitfalls you need to know about

Canadian seniors may borrow on their home equity in the form of a reverse mortgage—but should they?

Money lenders are always coming up with innovative ways for you to borrow money. One such innovation is the reverse mortgage.
Interest in reverse … Read More

Investors Toolkit: The rewards and risks of borrowing to invest

Every Wednesday, we publish our “Investor Toolkit” series on TSI Network. Whether you’re a new or experienced investor, these weekly updates are designed to give you specific investment advice on a wide range of topics. Each Investor Toolkit update gives you a fundamental tip and… Read More

Borrowing to invest—the pros and cons

While interest rates remain near historic lows, borrowing money to invest continues to look like an attractive investment strategy.

We believe that this strategy works best if you borrow to buy well-established, dividend-paying stocks. For instance, you could select from the companies we recommend in the… Read More