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Money Reporter

The Money Reporter is Canada’s leading personal finance advisory for investors interested in earning more income.

Every two weeks, the Money Reporter updates subscribers on the latest developments in every area of income investment — preferred shares, debentures, bonds, Dividend Re-Investment Plans, the best Canadian stocks for conservative investors and much more.

The Money Reporter is also Canada’s leading source of advice on income trusts. The monthly Income Trust Guide provides in-depth analysis and timely reports with specific buy-sell recommendations.

The Money Reporter is also packed with portfolio planning advice, the best retirement-planning strategies and tax-savings reports. Subscribers always have specific advice they can act on.

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Bank on your bank stocks

Trading to profit from anticipated declines in stock prices seldom works. In the case of the bank stocks, forget it.

The banks all reported strong results in the fiscal second quarter   Read More

Fund appeals for its value stocks

Blue Ribbon outperforms the broad market, though not its high-income benchmark. The fund should do well, though, if value, or bargain, stocks regain appeal as seems likely.

Blue Ribbon Income Fund   Read More

Where to put new money now

Add to equity markets in Canada, Europe, the UK and Japan. Go easy on investing in US stocks.

The economic recovery continues to be propelled by monetary and fiscal stimuli, the   Read More

Being an executor comes with risk

Asking a friend or relative to execute your estate may be a recipe for unpleasantness or worse after you’re gone.
As baby boomers husband their assets and approach the inevitable, many   Read More

2 REITs for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy. One is focused on residential properties; the other has a portfolio of office, retail, industrial and residential properties.

CAP REIT (TSX—CAR.UN)
Despite the impact of the   Read More

Bank on your bank stocks

Trading to profit from anticipated declines in stock prices seldom works. In the case of the bank stocks, forget it.

The banks all reported strong results in the fiscal second quarter   Read More

Fund appeals for its value stocks

Blue Ribbon outperforms the broad market, though not its high-income benchmark. The fund should do well, though, if value, or bargain, stocks regain appeal as seems likely.

Blue Ribbon Income Fund   Read More

Add growth stocks for more income

Blind adherence to an asset allocation model may not always prove optimal. We suggest a seemingly counter-intuitive, but more flexible, approach.

Many’s the investor who, when faced with retirement and the   Read More

A review of the Rule of 72

This refresher is designed to both promote the use of, and inject a little sanguinity into, the Rule of 72.

Here’s a little refresher on the Rule of 72. It’s called   Read More

A good way to invest in the US

US stocks are quite expensive compared with equities in other world markets. Here’s a way to take it slow and easy with your US investing.
Stocks in the US, particularly those   Read More

A fund for ethical investors

For many investors, what their money is used for may be as important as how much profit it makes.

There’s a large segment of the investing public that’s interested in the   Read More

Add growth stocks for more income

Blind adherence to an asset allocation model may not always prove optimal. We suggest a seemingly counter-intuitive, but more flexible, approach.

Many’s the investor who, when faced with retirement and the   Read More

Big six bank profits soar

The big Canadian banks are indicators of the economy’s health. How did they fare in the second quarter?

The second-quarter earnings season for the big six Canadian banks has come and   Read More

Here’s a winning bond fund

On few occasions have we seen a fund that dominates its category for more than seven years in a 10-year period. But such funds do exist—even in the bond fund   Read More

Look to Europe for equity gains

As US equities run into turbulence, now may be a good time to look to European stocks, where valuations are lower and the economy has yet to fully benefit from   Read More

A fund for ethical investors

For many investors, what their money is used for may be as important as how much profit it makes.

There’s a large segment of the investing public that’s interested in the   Read More

Simplify bond portfolio management

If you expect interest rates to fall, buy the bond with the longest duration. When rates rise, sell that bond and replace it with the shortest-duration bond you can find.
We   Read More

Here’s a winning bond fund

On few occasions have we seen a fund that dominates its category for more than seven years in a 10-year period. But such funds do exist—even in the bond fund   Read More

2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy for growth and income. They own a mix of residential, retail, office and industrial properties.
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX—HR.UN)
H&R’s rentals from investment properties   Read More

Freehold exits slump in good shape

This oil and gas stock took advantage of the oil slump by making acquisitions at the bottom of the cycle.

Despite the challenging backdrop of COVID-19 and the sharp decline in   Read More