These top ETFs widen your global scope

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $5 trillion U.S., spread across 400 mutual funds and ETFs.
Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds are… Read More

Two ETFs help investors diversify beyond Canada

Two ETFs help investors diversify beyond Canada

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group administers about $5 trillion U.S. in assets spread across 388 mutual funds and ETFs. Canadians can buy Vanguard exchange-traded funds listed on stock exchanges.

Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds… Read More

Low-fee ways to invest outside Canada

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $5 trillion U.S., spread across 388 mutual funds and ETFs.
Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds are… Read More

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

The best Canadian funds are ETFs or specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index.
Canadian funds, specifically, index funds, are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades.

The best Canadian funds do show better long-run… Read More

Two ETFs may be the best choices in bonds

Two ETFs may be the best choices in bonds

The Bank of Canada raised its benchmark interest rate from 1.00% to 1.25% in January 2018. The Canadian economy is growing and unemployment is low, although annualized inflation eased to 1.7% in January, from 1.9% a year earlier.

We continue to caution against investing in bonds… Read More

These two ETFs offer exceptionally low fees

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers nearly $5 trillion U.S., spread across 370 mutual funds and ETFs.

Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds… Read More

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $15.13

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $15.13

We last wrote about TD Science & Technology Fund in 2010. That was before the strong emergence of ETFs as a low-cost alternative to mutual funds and their pricey active management.

June 2010

TD SCIENCE & TECHNOLOGY FUND $15.13 (CWA Rating: Aggressive) (TD Asset Management, P.O. Box 7500, Station… Read More