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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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Bond funds come up short

Bond funds seem like the answer to a number of investor needs. They provide income, apparent safety in your portfolio and even speculation on interest rates. But they fail to   Read More

Time to review your asset allocation

Here’s our most recent advice on allocating your assets for the markets we expect to transpire over the next several quarters. Some investors maintain a normal asset allocation during all   Read More

The case against balanced funds

Though balanced funds are extremely popular with Canadian investors, we see little appeal in these investment products. It’s better to create your own balanced fund by selecting stock funds and   Read More

Growth or value? What’s your style?

Most fund-industry observers like to comment on the management style of various funds. And some believe stock markets go through cycles of rewarding different styles, such as growth or value   Read More

Global equity fund is a buy for growth

TD Entertainment and Communications Fund is a buy for above-average appreciation potential if you’re willing to accept a higher level of risk to achieve that goal.
We’ve added TD Entertainment   Read More

How to invest in emerging markets

Many investors recognize the likelihood that developing countries will grow at a faster rate than will developed countries over coming years. That’s simply because they’re so under-developed now. But some   Read More

The case against balanced funds

Though balanced funds are extremely popular with Canadian investors, we see little appeal in these investment products. It’s better to create your own balanced fund by selecting stock funds and   Read More

Algonquin ups clean power generating capacity

Algonquin Power’s increased ownership of of Atlantica Yield is part of its strategy to enter global clean energy and water infrastructure markets. Algonquin is a buy for growth and income.
Algonquin   Read More

Make fund suitability your top priority

When stocks are bullish and most equity funds are rising, making money seems the only factor to consider. But markets aren’t always like that. And you still need to invest   Read More

A fund for conservative income investors

Scotia Canadian Dividend Fund has led its peer group this year, and it delivered excellent results last year. But it has also done well over longer time frames. It’s well   Read More

It’s time to put some money offshore

Recent weakness in the Canadian market leads us to recommend Canadian equity funds for new purchases right now. Higher stock valuations in the US have made international equity funds the   Read More

2 blue chip stocks for income investors

Here are two very conservative energy stocks with dividends that should satisfy income-oriented investors.
Canadian Utilities’ (TSX—CU) unregulated businesses weighed on its financial results in the fourth-quarter. But most of the   Read More

How to invest in the money market

Not all money market instruments are substitutes for each other. Below we look at the various securities available for investing your cash in, and identify which ones we have preferences   Read More

What to do about bonds and preferred shares now

Every month the Money Reporter, the newsletter for investors whose interest is more interest, publishes its list of recommended bonds and preferred shares. Maintain short durations for your bond holdings   Read More

2 global income trusts to buy

Here are two limited partnership income trusts that are ‘buys’ for both growth and income. They are both part of the Brookfield Asset Management corporation, a global asset manager with   Read More

Where to invest new money now

Every month the Money Reporter, the newsletter for income-oriented investors, publishes its list of 25 recommended common stocks and 16 recommended mutual equity funds.
What to do about common stocks now
After   Read More

What to do about bonds and preferred shares now

Every month the Money Reporter, the newsletter for investors whose interest is more interest, publishes its list of recommended bonds and preferred shares.
What to do about bonds
Bonds have begun the   Read More