How to invest: Tips for new (and established) investors

How to invest: Tips for new (and established) investors

Positive everyday behaviours—not big ideas—are the keys to successful investing for beginners
Our advice to beginning investors is the same as it is for all investors: buy high-quality, mostly dividend paying stocks (or ETFs that hold these stocks) and evenly spread your investments over most if… Read More

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Reasons to put defensive stocks in your portfolio

Defensive stocks can protect your portfolio against economic or stock market downturns
Most so-called “defensive stocks” are in the Consumer sector. They benefit from continuous, habitual use and have a steady core of sales, regardless of the economy and business cycles. These companies typically make products… Read More

QUIZ: Test your knowledge on the different industry sectors

QUIZ: Test your knowledge on the different industry sectors

Learn what role the different investment sectors play in helping you build a diversified portfolio by testing your knowledge with this quiz
One key part of our three-part investing program is to diversify by spreading your money out across most, if not all, of the five… Read More

Key Strategies for Spotting top Value Investing Stock Picks

Adding the best value-investing stock picks to your portfolio starts with looking for hidden assets and overall investment quality
When you look for value-investing stock picks, it’s best to focus on shares of quality companies that have a consistent history of sales and earnings, as well… Read More