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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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2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two real estate investment trusts to buy for growth and income. Both REITS’ units trade at attractive discounts to their net asset values.
Brookfield Property Partners (TSX—BPY.UN)
Brookfield Property Partners   Read More

The differences between bonds and debentures

As a publication focused a good deal on fixed-income securities, a lot of the Money Reporter’s content deals with bonds and debentures. But what’s the difference?

What is the fundamental difference   Read More

How much do management expenses matter?

Management expenses take a chunk out of your mutual funds’ asset values—year after year. But the real question should be whether what you get after costs is worthwhile.

When you’re considering   Read More

Growth investing vs value investing

In our view, a more important factor than style, declared or otherwise, is a manager’s discipline to his or her particular set of decision-making criteria.
Value investing and growth investing. In   Read More

Buy Pembina for growth and income

The outlook for Pembina is more positive as economies around the world gradually re-open and global energy prices rebound significantly.

Pembina likely experienced the worst of the fallout from COVID-19 in   Read More

Where to put new money now

Continue to buy gradually, emphasizing diversified, conservative Canadian and international (ex US) equity funds.

We think US stock valuations are rather high. We therefore recommend new money be added to non-US   Read More

REIT offers high yield; recovery potential

With the units down 44 per cent year-to-date, we believe there’s good value in the units of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust.

Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, have underperformed the   Read More

Buy bonds directly or in an ETF

Most bond funds are conservative, produce reliable returns, are unexciting and have trouble keeping up with the bond market. You’re better off buying a bond ETF or investing directly.

We seldom   Read More

Will the US election cycle theory hold up?

The final years of a presidential term—the third and fourth—have frequently been blessed by prosperity and bull markets. This has been especially true of the third year.

Amid all the worries   Read More

REIT offers high yield; recovery potential

With the units down 44 per cent year-to-date, we believe there’s good value in the units of RioCan Real Estate Investment Trust.

Real Estate Investment Trusts, or REITs, have underperformed the   Read More

3 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are three real estate investment trusts that, collectively, offer a potpourri of real estate—office, retail, industrial, residential—to buy for capital gains and income.

■ Brookfield Property Partners (TSX—BPY.UN) declared a   Read More

3 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are three real estate investment trusts that, collectively, offer a potpourri of real estate—office, retail, industrial, residential—to buy for capital gains and income.

■ Brookfield Property Partners (TSX—BPY.UN) declared a   Read More

How to assess a fund’s performance

Regardless of the investment philosophy or style of a fund’s portfolio manager, the only solid information we have about a fund is its portfolio and its past performance.

When you look   Read More

More than the price is right at Loblaw

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased demand for groceries and other essentials. Loblaw same-store sales are expected to benefit from this demand.

Grocery companies have offered investors shelter in turbulent markets. A   Read More

2 buys and 1 ‘wait-and-see’

Here are two high-yielding western Canadian oil and gas stocks with sustainable dividends and a royalty trust we’ve become cautious on.
Keyera Corp. (TSX—KEY)  

Among Canadian infrastructure stocks, pipeline and midstream issues   Read More

3 trusts to buy for growth and income

Here are three power generation trusts—Algonquin, Boralex and Northland—that are buys for growth and income.

Algonquin Power (TSX—AQN)
Algonquin had a busy year in 2019. The company added nearly 30,000 new customers   Read More

Double or nothing—for both sides

How do split shares work? It’s not exactly like having your cake and eating it too. You do give up something to double your dividends or double your capital gain.
Split   Read More