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.

These legal investment vehicles let investors pay less tax. Still, some are risky and should be avoided, like flow-through limited… Read More

Q: We are holding a position in Blue Ribbon Income Fund (RBN.UN). We are considering building on that position. May I have your thoughts, please?

A: Blue Ribbon Income Fund, $8.37, symbol RBN.UT on Toronto (Units outstanding: 12.8 million; Market cap: $107.1 million; www.bromptongroup.com), was formerly called the Citadel Diversified Investment Trust.

This fund holds a lot of former oil and gas trusts, pipeline or other utility trusts (most if not… Read More

How best to evaluate stocks with a high dividend yield

How best to evaluate stocks with a high dividend yield

Are stocks with a high dividend yield the most prized finds or bad investments in disguise?
The dividend yield is the percentage you get when you divide the current yearly dividend payment by the share or unit price of the investment.

The biggest risk in stocks with… Read More