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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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Buy Freehold for low-risk growth and income

Despite a challenging outlook, Freehold Royalties Ltd.’s royalty structure bodes well for long-term cash flow.
Canadian oil and gas producers had a challenging year in 2018. A deterioration in the global   Read More

Investing for income

You will get the most from your income portfolio by following the four guidelines below. Also, be sure to own at least one good dividend or equity income fund, and,   Read More

Trying to outfox The Fox

We have always advised strenuously against stock-market timing. And the longer we work at investments, the more convinced we become that no one has much of an edge at timing.
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5 top tips to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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Buy Manulife for growth and income

Manulife Financial trades at a low 7.7 times its likely 2019 earnings of $2.90 a share. Its annual dividend of $1.00 a share yields 4.5 per cent. Buy for growth   Read More

You can’t outsmart the market

We have always advised strenuously against stock-market timing. And the longer we work at investments, the more convinced we become that no one has much of an edge at timing.
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How to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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Bonds and preferreds for income investors

Probable interest rate hikes this year may be subdued but will still limit the attraction of current fixed-income investments. These rate hikes will, however, benefit our recommended floating-rate preferreds.
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2 split share corporations to buy

Split shares can really boost your yield. They offer you the choice of doubling your eligible dividend income or doubling your capital gain with the potential bonus of any extra   Read More

It’s tax time once again

2018 was a poor year for most Canadian stock funds and you may have received some shocking tax reporting slips this month. But now, it’s too late to do anything   Read More

Where to invest new money right now

If you have new money to invest, we consider the Canadian stock market a good place to put some of your money. We would take this opportunity to invest in   Read More

Investing for income

You will get the most from your income portfolio by following the four guidelines below. Also, be sure to own at least one good dividend or equity income fund, and,   Read More

Where to put new money now

Continue with your investment program, including regular additions to your small-cap funds, if these suit your temperament and objectives. But maintain a balance between conservative funds and aggressive funds.
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How to balance your equity mutual funds

Whether you invest in equity mutual funds or directly in stocks, you need to diversify your holdings and balance them to suit your own investment circumstances and objectives. Below we   Read More

Telus subscribers and dividends growing

Telus Corp. is the largest telecommunications carrier in western Canada and one of the largest in the country. It has over 13 million subscriber connections, including 9.2 million wireless subscribers,   Read More

How to buy bonds—at a fair price

The North American economy is expected to grow this year, and central banks on both sides of the border will probably engage in some interest rate hikes. This may lead   Read More

Loblaw spins out Choice Properties REIT

Loblaw’s sale of its interest in Choice Properties Real Estate Investment Trust to its parent company George Weston Limited turns the grocery retailer into a pure-play retail stock and further   Read More