How to find the best dividend ETF

How to find the best dividend ETF

The best dividend ETFs can lead to high yields and add stability to your portfolio
The best dividend ETFs will practice “passive” fund management, in contrast to the “active” management that conventional mutual funds or some new ETFs provide at much higher costs.

As a result of… Read More

The best ways to invest money include dividends

The best ways to invest money include dividends

Ensuring your stock picks have a history of dividend payments is one of the best ways to invest money for conservative investors looking for safer investments
With our Successful Investor approach, we consider stocks that have been paying dividends for over 10 years to be some… Read More

Q: Hello all. Could I have your opinion please on CGFX, a gold ETF containing the largest gold miners. It pays a distribution yielding around 6%. They do this by writing covered calls on 25% of the portfolio. Too good to be true? Thanks.

A: The CI First Asset Gold+ Giants Covered Call ETF, $17.20, symbol CGXF on Toronto (Units outstanding: 24.8 million; Market cap: $426.6 million; www.firstasset.com), holds an equal-weighted portfolio of the 15 largest gold and precious-metal companies as measured by market capitalization. Each is listed on… Read More

Blue chip stock investing: 5 pointers for success

Blue chip stock investing: 5 pointers for success

Blue chip stock investing can be easier if you use the pointers we share in this article
Aim above all for investment quality and diversification in your blue chip stock investing.

The majority of the stocks we regard as blue chips reward investors with both dividends and… Read More

How to get the most capital gains tax benefits from your RRSP

How to get the most capital gains tax benefits from your RRSP

Investors sometimes ask us whether they should hold certain investments inside or outside an RRSP to get the most tax benefits. Historically, there were certain investments that could increase your capital gains tax if you held them in your RRSP. In September 2019, that remains the case.
Holding… Read More