How you can spot the best investments for long-term growth

How you can spot the best investments for long-term growth

The best investments for long-term growth typically include hidden assets, a strong hold on a market, and more
We continue to think Successful Investors will profit most—and with the least risk—by buying shares of well-established companies with strong business prospects and strong positions in healthy industries… Read More

Watch out for hot cannabis stocks—or you may get burned

Investing in hot cannabis stocks may look attractive, but we recommend extreme caution with these highly speculative stocks
In late September 2018, I appeared on a live broadcast of “The Current,” a CBC radio program, on the subject of the cannabis stock boom. It began with… Read More

How to get the most capital gains tax benefits from your RRSP

How to get the most capital gains tax benefits from your RRSP

Investors sometimes ask us whether they should hold certain investments inside or outside an RRSP to get the most tax benefits. Historically, there were certain investments that could increase your capital gains tax if you held them in your RRSP. In September 2019, that remains the case.
Holding… Read More

Highly-speculative investments rarely, if ever, pay off

Buying highly-speculative investments such as penny stocks is especially risky. So it’s important to use our three-part philosophy to build your overall portfolio
High-risk, high-reward investors are typically drawn to highly-speculative investments.\

Here’s why that’s not a great long-term strategy.


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Be wary of penny stocks, which are very… Read More

Is it Too Late to Invest in Canadian Marijuana Stocks?

Is it Too Late to Invest in Canadian Marijuana Stocks?

Canadian marijuana stocks may move higher on momentum as the Oct. 17, 2019 date for legalization of edibles approaches—but they need significant revenue growth to justify their huge market caps
Share prices for many Canadian marijuana stocks have soared since mid-2016, but they’ve also seen sharp… Read More