Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada that can help you save money when you use them correctly
Tax shelters in Canada aim to reduce or eliminate your tax liability.

Tax shelters are legal investment vehicles that let investors pay less tax. Some are risky and should be avoided, like… Read More

QUIZ: Do you know the RRIF rules that lead to greater profit?

QUIZ: Do you know the RRIF rules that lead to greater profit?

Discover how much you already know (or don’t know!) about RRIF rules and how this great tax-deferral opportunity can help you plan for your retirement
Like a Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP), a Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) can hold a range of investments. You don’t… Read More

Gains ahead for these high-yield trusts

DREAM OFFICE REIT $24.19 (Toronto symbol D.UN; TSINetwork Rating: Extra Risk) (416-365-3535; www.dream.ca/office; Units outstanding: 59.0 million; Market cap: $1.5 billion; Dividend yield: 4.1%) owns and manages 34 office and retail properties in major Canadian cities. Altogether, those properties—including three under development—comprise 7.3 million square feet of leasable… Read More

Buy one of these high-yielding small caps

CHEMTRADE LOGISTICS INCOME FUND $9.38 (Toronto symbol CHE.UN; High-Growth Payer Portfolio, Manufacturing & Industry sector; Units o/s: 92.6 million; Market cap: $868.6 million; Dividend yield: 12.8%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Average; www.chemtradelogistics.com) is one of the largest removal-service providers for resource firms that create acid and sulphur by-products. It… Read More

Q: Pat, we really appreciate the research and information you and your team provide. Could you please give us your opinion on possible investment in Boston Pizza Royalties Fund (BPF-UN.TO)? Thanks.

A: Boston Pizza Royalties Income Fund, $17.53, symbol BPF.UN on Toronto (Units outstanding: 21.8 million; Market cap: $382.2 million; www.bpincomefund.com), holds certain trademarks and trade names used by Boston Pizza International at its Boston Pizza restaurants in Canada (but not those in the U.S. and… Read More