How RRSP meltdown strategies could jeopardize your retirement

Whether you’re a beginning or experienced investor, these weekly updates are designed to give you the specific investment tips and stock market advice you’ll need for 2017 and beyond. Each Investor Toolkit update gives you a fundamental piece of investment advice, and shows you how you can… Read More

How borrowing to invest can be a good strategy

How borrowing to invest can be a good strategy

There are reasons for and against borrowing to invest, but the primary benefit is that it’s a perfectly legal tax shelter.

Borrowing to invest can be a highly effective tax shelter. You deduct your interest expense against your current income. And at the same time,… Read More

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