How to Get into Investing: ETFs can be a good starting point

How to Get into Investing: ETFs can be a good starting point

How to Get into Investing: ETFs can be a good starting point, especially for a smaller portfolio that’s just starting up. But watch out—there are both good and bad ETFs
We still feel that investors will profit the most with a well-balanced portfolio of high-quality individual… Read More

Here’s what goes into the MERs of ETFs

A key advantage of ETFs is their relatively low management fees when compared to mutual funds. In the U.S., for example, the average expense ratio for ETFs is 0.23% compared to 0.57% for mutual funds.
Apart from the fees paid directly to a broker when… Read More

TSX ETF investing: 5 tips for successfully picking the right ones

TSX ETF investing: 5 tips for successfully picking the right ones

With all the TSX ETF investments available, it’s not too difficult to diversify your portfolio. Here’s how.
There are hundreds of ETF opportunities on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) sponsored by investment managers like BlackRock Inc., BMO Asset Management and Horizons ETFs Management. The best TSX… Read More

ETFs in brief

Exchange-traded funds are set up to mirror the performance of a stock-market index or sub-index. They hold a more or less fixed selection of securities that represent the holdings of that index or sub-index and will allow the fund to “track” its performance.

The MER (Management… Read More