Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

Selecting the best Canadian funds for your portfolio

The best Canadian funds are ETFs or specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index
Canadian funds, specifically, index funds, are among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades.

The best Canadian funds do show better long-run… Read More

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

How to pick the best Canadian index mutual funds

Canadian index mutual funds were among the better financial innovations to come along in the past few decades, but ETFs may well eclipse them in 2020
Canadian index mutual funds are specialized mutual funds that aim to equal the performance of a Canadian market index, such as… Read More

A look at the best TFSA investments for maximum portfolio gains

A look at the best TFSA investments for maximum portfolio gains

The best TFSA investments provide you with tax advantages, but the COVID-19 downturn still highlights the need to pick your investments wisely and not all your top picks belong in this increasingly popular investment account
Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) let you earn investment income—including interest, dividends… Read More

Better networks help investors

VERIZON COMMUNICATIONS INC. $50 remains a buy. The company (New York symbol VZ; Income-Growth Dividend Portfolio, Utilities sector, Shares o/s: 4.1 billion; Market cap: $205.0 billion; Dividend yield: 4.9%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Highest; www.verizon.com) raised the dividend for its investors by 2.1% with the November 2019 payment. The new… Read More

Brookfield rewards you in 2 ways

BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE PARTNERS L.P. $70 is a buy. Through units in the partnership (Toronto symbol BEP.UN; High-Growth Dividend Payer Portfolio, Utilities sector; Units outstanding: 308.6 million; Market cap: $21.6 billion; Dividend yield: 4.1%; Dividend Sustainability Rating: Above Average; www.bep.brookfield.com) you gain a stake in 219 hydroelectric generating stations, 108… Read More

Your guide to tax-free savings accounts

Your guide to tax-free savings accounts

Tax free savings accounts let you earn investment income tax free. Make sure you’re getting the most profit and tax benefits from your TFSA.
The federal government first made the tax free savings account (TFSA) available to investors in January 2009. These accounts let you earn… Read More

This shift benefits investors

OVINTIV INC. $22.39, is a buy for the Resources sector of your portfolio. The energy producer (Toronto symbol OVV; Shares outstanding: 259.8 million; Market cap: $27.5 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Average; Dividend yield: 2.2%) is the former Encana Corp.
Shareholders and regulators recently approved Encana’s plan to become a.. Read More