Diversify outside Canada with these ETFs

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $6 trillion U.S., spread across 400 mutual funds and ETFs.
Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds are… Read More

Corporate-Class Mutual Funds: What to Know Before Investing

Corporate-Class Mutual Funds: What to Know Before Investing

Corporate-class mutual funds let you switch between funds without having to pay capital gains taxes right away. But there are reasons why regular mutual funds, as well as ETFs, make better investments
Corporate class, or “tax-advantaged,” mutual funds are classes of funds that let you switch… Read More

These top ETFs widen your global scope

Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers over $5 trillion U.S., spread across 400 mutual funds and ETFs.
Generally speaking, Canadians are blocked from buying mutual funds that are registered in the U.S. unless those funds are… Read More

Power gains from IGM

POWER CORP. $29.65 (Toronto symbol POW; Shares o/s: 414.4 million; Market cap: $14.0 billion; TSINetwork Rating: Above Average; Dividend yield: 5.2%; www.powercorporation.com) holds its financial assets through its 65.6%-owned Power Financial. In turn, Power Financial’s holdings include 61.5% of mutual-fund provider IGM Financial (a recommendation of… Read More