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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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Exchange-traded funds add stability

Long-term growth through exchange-traded index funds can stabilize your financial future.

If you’re investing for income, mutual funds may have a special place in your portfolio. We’re talking about the longest-term   Read More

How distributions can exceed earnings

“Earnings” seems like a simple concept. It’s just revenues less costs, right? But things are seldom as simple as they seem.
How can any corporation, income trust or other organization steadily   Read More

Arc will pay you more dividends

The dividend is to be the primary mechanism for returning capital to Arc Resources’ shareholders over the long term.
Oil and gas stocks have performed very well this year. In fact,   Read More

Here are two small-cap funds to buy

Small-cap stocks take great effort to analyze and understand. That’s why we think most investors are better off relying on mutual funds for these types of investments.
The greatest potential for   Read More

How distributions can exceed earnings

“Earnings” seems like a simple concept. It’s just revenues less costs, right? But things are seldom as simple as they seem.
How can any corporation, income trust or other organization steadily   Read More

Preferred shares still offer value

Preferred shares have fared well for nearly two years now. But we believe there is still room for further gains ahead.

The S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index is up 72 per cent   Read More

Arc will pay you more dividends

The dividend is to be the primary mechanism for returning capital to Arc Resources’ shareholders over the long term.
Oil and gas stocks have performed very well this year. In fact,   Read More

Here are two small-cap funds to buy

Small-cap stocks take great effort to analyze and understand. That’s why we think most investors are better off relying on mutual funds for these types of investments.
The greatest potential for   Read More

Preferred shares still offer value

Preferred shares have fared well for nearly two years now. But we believe there is still room for further gains ahead.

The S&P/TSX Preferred Share Index is up 72 per cent   Read More

2 dividend ETFs to buy

Dividend ETFs generate current income and they also offer tax advantages that may make them better than bonds or GICs.
When a fund invests for dividend income it usually sticks with   Read More

Bank earnings soared in 2021

Adjusted earnings per share (EPS) at Canada’s six big banks rose an average of 50.1 per cent in fiscal 2021. That increase contrasts with a 16.1-per-cent EPS drop in fiscal   Read More

MER coverage is key

With all our other investment choices, be it stocks or trusts or bonds or cash, we all make our own decisions on what and when to buy and sell. Not   Read More

2 dividend ETFs to buy

Dividend ETFs generate current income and they also offer tax advantages that may make them better than bonds or GICs.
When a fund invests for dividend income it usually sticks with   Read More

3 funds to get your RRSP started

If you’re like many people, you’ve rushed into your bank near the end of February and put as much as you could manage into an RRSP.

After 2019’s 19-per-cent gain in   Read More

The nature of cash distributions

Income trusts have creative ways of sustaining their cash distributions through returns of capital.
Many investors question how any organization can continue to distribute cash to its owners in excess of   Read More

MER coverage is key

With all our other investment choices, be it stocks or trusts or bonds or cash, we all make our own decisions on what and when to buy and sell. Not   Read More

4 REITs to buy

Despite the recent strength in real estate investment trusts, they still offer a compelling opportunity.
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been market leaders this year. And they may continue   Read More

A fund to buy for a market setback

If investment optimism fades, consider Beutel Goodman Canadian Equity Fund. Its undervalued stocks are meant to offer a measure of downside protection.

In the first half of this year, positive trends   Read More

The nature of cash distributions

Income trusts have creative ways of sustaining their cash distributions through returns of capital.
Many investors question how any organization can continue to distribute cash to its owners in excess of   Read More

4 REITs to buy

Despite the recent strength in real estate investment trusts, they still offer a compelling opportunity.
Real estate investment trusts, or REITs, have been market leaders this year. And they may continue   Read More