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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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Let it flow

We update you on each of our income trusts and income stocks on a regular basis, as well as in between those rotating updates where events warrant.
Keyera Inc. (TSX—KEY)

Dean Setoguchi,   Read More

Government bonds can be risky too

Often thought of as risk-free, government bonds can pose considerable risk to your portfolio.
As they approach retirement, many investors believe they should hold a large proportion of their investment portfolio   Read More

Small investors should buy funds

To be adequately diversified, you need to invest in a variety of income securities.

In general, we recommend that you limit income trusts to about 20 per cent of your portfolio.   Read More

Let it flow

We update you on each of our income trusts and income stocks on a regular basis, as well as in between those rotating updates where events warrant.
Keyera Inc. (TSX—KEY)

Dean Setoguchi,   Read More

Where to put new money now

If you’re following a dollar-cost averaging plan, carry on with it. If you have new money to invest, emphasize conservative funds.

Our current thinking
It could get worse before it gets better.   Read More

Government bonds can be risky too

Often thought of as risk-free, government bonds can pose considerable risk to your portfolio.
As they approach retirement, many investors believe they should hold a large proportion of their investment portfolio   Read More

Small-cap income trusts can be rewarding

Small-cap stocks, of course, come with a type of risk all their own. Small companies in general can, and occasionally do, succumb to events or business conditions that larger companies   Read More

Hedge funds come with a subtle risk

Hedge funds have been getting a lot of press lately. None of it addresses this very real issue. Proponents of hedge funds often ask: “Why should you make money only   Read More

Where to put new money now

If you’re following a dollar-cost averaging plan, carry on with it. If you have new money to invest, emphasize conservative funds.

Our current thinking
It could get worse before it gets better.   Read More

Now a Top-40 Canadian Fund

We’ve added Fidelity Greater Canada Fund to our Top-40 list. It replaces CI Canadian Investment Fund, which we discuss.

Fidelity Greater Canada
We’ve removed CI Canadian Investment Fund from our Mutual Fund   Read More

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