Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Use tax-loss selling to offset your taxable capital gains in Canada.
Tax-loss selling (or tax-loss harvesting) occurs when you deliberately sell a security at a loss in order to offset capital gains in Canada.  You can then use these losses to offset your taxable capital gains.

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The only foreign investing you need

Long before 2020—indeed, for several decades—we’ve advised Canadian investors to spread their holdings out geographically between Canadian and U.S. stocks. Our view is that virtually all Canadian investors should have, say, 20% to 30% of their portfolios in U.S. stocks, with the remainder primarily in… Read More

Buying U.S. Stocks in Canada Provides International Exposure

Buying U.S. Stocks in Canada Provides International Exposure

Investors buying U.S. stocks in Canada can get international exposure—especially when looking at the Consumer sector for investments
Long before 2020, and, indeed, for several decades, we’ve advised Canadian investors to spread their holdings out geographically between Canadian and U.S. stocks. Our view is that virtually… Read More

Penny Stock Mining Companies can be a Costly portfolio Mistake

Penny Stock Mining Companies can be a Costly portfolio Mistake

The best penny stock mining companies to invest in are not overly promotional, have strong management, and are reasonably well funded
Penny mining stocks are some of the riskiest stocks Successful Investors—or any investors for that matter—can buy. These companies typically aim to find mineral deposits… Read More