Q: Pat: Can you tell me what is the difference between your “Buy” and “Still a Buy” recommendations? As well, with a TFSA portfolio of $63,500, what would be the best investment spread for a secure and profitable portfolio? Thanks.

A: Stocks that are “Buys” or “Still Buys” are both ones that we recommend as a “Buy.” But we might use the term “Still a Buy” if, perhaps, the stock fell in price, or had some negative news, and we wanted to reaffirm our recommendation… Read More

Dividend Investing vs Value Investing

Dividend Investing vs Value Investing

In choosing dividend investing vs value investing, it’s important to recognize that both can lead to favourable returns
To decide between dividend investing vs value investing, investors must first distinguish between the two. The best dividend stocks respond to tough economic times by doing their best to maintain,… Read More

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada: 3 choices you need to know about

Tax shelters in Canada that can help you save money when you use them correctly
Tax shelters in Canada aim to reduce or eliminate your tax liability.

Tax shelters are legal investment vehicles that let investors pay less tax. Some are risky and should be avoided, like… Read More

A Look at the Best TFSA Investments for maximum portfolio gains

A Look at the Best TFSA Investments for maximum portfolio gains

The best TFSA investments provide you with tax advantages, but you need to pick your investments wisely
Tax-free savings accounts (TFSAs) let you earn investment income—including interest, dividends and capital gains—tax free. Unlike registered retirement savings plans (RRSPs), contributions to TFSAs are not tax deductible. However,… Read More

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

5 top Canadian dividend stocks to invest in

Here are 5 Canadian dividend stocks we recommend holding in your portfolio
One of the key points in our three-part investment advice is to invest mainly in well-established dividend-paying stocks. Successful investors pay a lot of attention to dividend yields from Canadian dividend stocks. Dividends can… Read More