Is a higher dividend yield better? Not Always. Learn how to spot the good from the bad to avoid this costly mistake.

Is a higher dividend yield better?  Not Always. Learn how to spot the good from the bad to avoid this costly mistake.

Investors interested in dividends should only buy the highest-yielding Canadian dividend stocks if they meet these criteria—and don’t have these risk factors
Dividend yield is the percentage you get when you divide a company’s current yearly payment by its share price.


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The best of the highest-yielding Canadian… Read More

How to Start Investing in Stocks: 7 Key Tips For Beginning Investors

How to Start Investing in Stocks: 7 Key Tips For Beginning Investors

Diversification, investment quality, and a focus on dividends are key when you’re learning how to start investing in stocks
We continue to think investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies with strong business prospects and strong positions in healthy industries.

Investors… Read More

Pros and cons of borrowing to invest in dividend stocks

Pros and cons of borrowing to invest in dividend stocks

Borrowing to invest in dividend stocks may be a good decision if you meet these six criteria
Borrowing to invest can make sense for some investors under certain circumstances. We think you’ll benefit most from this buying opportunity by sticking with high-quality stocks. Dividend-paying stocks will… Read More

How to Start Investing in Stocks: 7 Key Tips For Beginning Investors

How to Start Investing in Stocks: 7 Key Tips For Beginning Investors

Diversification, investment quality, and a focus on dividends are key when you’re learning how to start investing in stocks
We continue to think investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies with strong business prospects and strong positions in healthy industries.

Investors… Read More

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2020. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF mirror, respectively, sub-indexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend stocks… Read More

‘Bottom up’ is best

Here’s an Excerpt from a recent issue of Advice for Inner Circle Pro Members:
“Our Successful Investor approach employs bottom-up investing. That’s when you focus on what particular stocks are likely to do. You avoid the more complex task of figuring out the entire economy.
We always… Read More