Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Two Canadian ETFs hold most of Canada’s best stocks

Today, we look at two Canadian ETFs that hold many of the Canadian stocks we recommend for 2017. iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF and iShares Canada Select Dividend Index ETF respectively mirror subindexes holding the 60 most-heavily trades stocks and 30 of the highest-yielding dividend… Read More

How to choose the best investments for children

How to choose the best investments for children

Traditionally, there have been several options for parents and grandparents looking to make investments for children. But here’s how to choose the best investments for children in 2019.
Taking the time to pick the right investments for children and grandchildren is a worthwhile endeavour. If the child is under… Read More

Two overseas ETFs tap strong international leaders

Two overseas ETFs tap strong international leaders

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.

The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality stocks. Here’s a.. Read More

Only one of these two Asian ETFs is a buy right now

Only one of these two Asian ETFs is a buy right now

We believe conservative investors can have as much as 10% of their portfolios in foreign stocks. Purchasing exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus is an effective way to do so.

The best of these funds offer low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality… Read More

Here is what’s driving ‘zero-fee ETFs’

ETF fees have continued to drop over the past several years as fund providers increase their efforts to attract ETF investors in an increasingly competitive marketplace.
Fund investors looking for an ETF focused on Canadian stocks can now buy units of a fund holding the country’s… Read More

Four of these six international ETFs are buys

We think foreign stocks can safely make up 10% of a conservative investor’s portfolio. One way is through exchange-traded funds (ETFs) with an overseas focus.
The best of those ETFs continue to offer very low management fees and well-diversified, tax-efficient portfolios of high-quality stocks.
Here’s a look… Read More