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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 BPY for growth and income

BPY units trade at a substantial discount to their asset value. Consequently, the company continues to buy back its units, believing they’re an attractive investment.

Brookfield Property Partners (TSX—BPY.UN), one of   Read More

A fund for long-term growth with medium risk

We’ve added Mackenzie Canadian Growth Fund to our Recommended Mutual Funds list.
Mackenzie Canadian Growth Fund (Fund codes: MFC650(FE), MFC640(BE), MFC7028(LL)) invests mainly in Canadian stocks to achieve long-term capital growth   Read More

How many funds do you need?

Diversifying your mutual-fund portfolio cuts the risk of giving all your money to one manager who has one way of seeing the market. But how many funds do you need?
If   Read More

Buy bonds or GICs, not bond funds

Bonds and fixed-income securities have historically returned less than equities. But, in return, they guarantee to provide cash flow in a timely fashion if you hold them directly.
Bonds make an   Read More

Buy Canadian Tire as it buys Party City

Canadian Tire hopes Party City will add high lifetime value millennials and Canadian families to its customer base and fuel growth of its Triangle Rewards program.

Canadian Tire has acquired Party   Read More

Invest in US growth stocks with this fund

Given that we consider the Canadian dollar to be undervalued in relation to the US dollar, we generally recommend you hedge your currency risk when investing south of the border.

Despite   Read More

It’s time to review your asset allocation

If your investment time horizon is shortening, or you don’t like volatility, you might want to consider a change in your asset allocation to reflect the riskier outlook for equities.

With   Read More

Telus to acquire Canadian ADT

This acquisition furthers communications stock Telus’ plan to bring state-of-the-art convenience, control and safety into the lives, homes and businesses of more Canadians.
Telus has agreed to acquire ADT Security Services   Read More

Northland buys a Colombian utility

The acquisition strengthens the utilities stock’s growing presence in Latin America.
Utilities stock Northland Power Inc. (TSX—NPI) has announced the acquisition of a Colombian regulated utility business for $1.1 billion. The   Read More

Fund seeks income, growth and safety

This diversified mutual fund offers an attractive level of income from a portfolio of income-generating securities including dividend-paying equities and investment-grade bonds.
Dynamic Equity Income Fund (Fund codes: DYN206(FE), DYN216(LL), DYN7011(LL2),   Read More

Mawer Global Small Cap makes our Top-40

We’ve added a new fund to our Mutual Fund Planning Guide. Mawer Global Small Cap replaces CI Global Small Companies Fund.
The Money Reporter has added Mawer Global Small Cap Fund   Read More

The best exchange-traded funds for you

There are two types of ETFs you should be wary of if you want to avoid risks. We’ve sidestepped these risks with our 13 “Best Exchange-Traded Funds For You”.

One of   Read More

Two funds to help you sleep at night

Here are two sleep-at-night mutual funds that, together, constitute a well-diversified portfolio with exposure to different geographical areas and industries.

Trade tensions and inverting interest rate yield curves have increased market   Read More

Bond funds lack flexibility

Bond funds account for about 13 per cent of the money Canadians have invested in mutual funds. But bond funds do little more than enrich their managers and enslave their   Read More

Managers like stocks they already own

Be careful of stock tips from portfolio managers. They may know more about stocks than your hairdresser, but if they’re talking up a stock, they’ve probably already accumulated it.
We like   Read More

How to buy bonds

The bond market, being much bigger than the stock market, requires a different approach than stock investing.
Investing in bonds can be a trying experience. But whether you use a full-service   Read More

The best exchange-traded funds for you

There are two types of ETFs you should be wary of if you want to avoid risks. We’ve sidestepped these risks with our 13 “Best Exchange-Traded Funds For You”.

One of   Read More

Bond funds lack flexibility

Bond funds account for about 13 per cent of the money Canadians have invested in mutual funds. But bond funds do little more than enrich their managers and enslave their   Read More