How to Pick a Top ETF Investment

How to Pick a Top ETF Investment

A top ETF will practice “passive” management, and have a much lower MER than a comparable mutual fund.

You might say we specialize in “plain vanilla” stocks—the ordinary kind, in other words, without any special features. We always almost stay out of new issues. For the most… Read More

Buy these bond ETFs for stable income

Buy these bond ETFs for stable income

These two bond ETFs offer exposure to quality holdings with low-fees, but they’re best left to investors who need stable income and really want to hold bonds.
The Bank of Canada will likely hold interest rates steady for all of 2017. That’s because low prices for… Read More

2 low-fee ways to access U.S. funds

2 low-fee ways to access U.S. funds

These two ETFs offer the same kind of access to U.S. and international companies as U.S. registered mutual funds—but without the high fees.
Pennsylvania-based Vanguard Group is one of the world’s largest investment management companies. In all, it administers almost $3 trillion U.S. across 175… Read More

Hold off on buying these two China ETFs

Hold off on buying these two China ETFs

These two ETFs offer low-fee exposure to China’s top companies, but economic uncertainty in the near-term may challenge their growth.
Chinese stocks have rebounded around 33% from their February 2016 lows. But they are still well below their mid-2015 highs.
While the economy grew 6.7% in the… Read More

Here are the top ETFs for precious metals

Here are the top ETFs for precious metals

These two ETFs offer low-fee exposure to the world’s top gold and silver mining stocks.

In 2011, gold shot up to a high of $1,950 U.S. an ounce, and silver reached a peak of $48.48.

Gold prices then fell steadily, dropping to $1,050 an ounce in December… Read More