Theme Investing: Trendy stocks will often lead you into losses

Theme investing, particularly when snatched from the latest headlines, may seem appealing—but more often than not will lead to poor returns
Theme investors zero in on something that’s going on in the world—in business, politics, technology or society as a whole—and try to cash in… Read More

The index-linked GIC promise: A false sense of security?

The index-linked GIC promise: A false sense of security?

An index-linked GIC is one of the many investment products that promise more than they deliver
There’s a problem with the financial industry: it offers its salespeople incentives to give clients advice that may not be in the best interest of the client.

Brokers simply have too… Read More

The best retirement investments you must know about

The best retirement investments you must know about

The best retirement investments are the same as for everyone. Are you surprised? You shouldn’t be.
We recommend that you base your investing for retirement on a sound financial plan relying on the best retirement investments.

One thing investors of all ages fear is not having a.. Read More

The best bank stocks for dividends: knowing the big five

We’ve long recommended that most Canadian investors own two or more of the Big Five Canadian bank stocks—Bank of Nova Scotia, Bank of Montreal, CIBC, TD Bank and Royal Bank — because they are some of the best stocks for dividends
Banks remain key lower-risk investments… Read More