How to find (the safest) stocks paying the highest dividends

How to find (the safest) stocks paying the highest dividends

Stocks paying the highest dividends are a big part of a successfully portfolio—but watch out for the risks.
If you stick with top quality stocks paying the highest dividends, the income you earn can supply a significant percentage of your total return—as much as a third… Read More

The hidden dangers of online trading

The hidden dangers of online trading

It doesn’t get as much play in the media as it did a decade ago, but even in the volatile market of 2018, online trading carries hidden dangers that aren’t always evident at first.
The main risk comes from the fact that online trading may seem deceptively easy. The… Read More

Capital gains tax: Canada makes this the cheapest tax you’ll ever pay

Capital gains tax: Canada makes this the cheapest tax you’ll ever pay

A hot U.S. stock market has spurred questions about capital gains tax. Canada has seen similar stock market gains, sparking the questions
There are three forms of investment income in Canada: interest, dividends and capital gains. Each is taxed differently. Here’s a reminder of how smart investors use their knowledge… Read More