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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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Big six bank profits soar

The big Canadian banks are indicators of the economy’s health. How did they fare in the second quarter?

The second-quarter earnings season for the big six Canadian banks has come and   Read More

Here’s a winning bond fund

On few occasions have we seen a fund that dominates its category for more than seven years in a 10-year period. But such funds do exist—even in the bond fund   Read More

Look to Europe for equity gains

As US equities run into turbulence, now may be a good time to look to European stocks, where valuations are lower and the economy has yet to fully benefit from   Read More

A fund for ethical investors

For many investors, what their money is used for may be as important as how much profit it makes.

There’s a large segment of the investing public that’s interested in the   Read More

Simplify bond portfolio management

If you expect interest rates to fall, buy the bond with the longest duration. When rates rise, sell that bond and replace it with the shortest-duration bond you can find.
We   Read More

Here’s a winning bond fund

On few occasions have we seen a fund that dominates its category for more than seven years in a 10-year period. But such funds do exist—even in the bond fund   Read More

2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy for growth and income. They own a mix of residential, retail, office and industrial properties.
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX—HR.UN)
H&R’s rentals from investment properties   Read More

Freehold exits slump in good shape

This oil and gas stock took advantage of the oil slump by making acquisitions at the bottom of the cycle.

Despite the challenging backdrop of COVID-19 and the sharp decline in   Read More

2 REITs to buy for growth and income

Here are two REITs to buy for growth and income. They own a mix of residential, retail, office and industrial properties.
H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (TSX—HR.UN)
H&R’s rentals from investment properties   Read More

Combine active and passive investing

In the debate over the merits of investing actively or passively, it’s easy to lose track of a third option. Combining both approaches may be the better way to go.
Some   Read More

2 pipeline stocks to buy

AltaGas and Pembina both trade at reasonable multiples of their anticipated earnings per share for 2021.
AltaGas Ltd. (TSX—ALA)
As the world moves toward a more decarbonized ecosystem, AltaGas believes its natural   Read More

Buy CAP REIT for growth and income

CAP REIT offers the best of both worlds with its defensiveness and solid growth potential.

After a year in which real estate stocks have been battered by the COVID-19 pandemic, there’s   Read More

Which investments are suitable for you?

This five-step process will help you sidestep negative consequences by choosing investments that are appropriate for you.

A key piece of the puzzle in making effective investment decisions is to get   Read More

Where to put new money now

Make sure you have exposure to value funds as well as growth funds now. We currently favour Canadian equity funds over their US counterparts.

Fiscal stimulus and ultra-low interest rates helped   Read More

Preferred split shares: Are they for you?

The kicker with preferred split shares is that you can get double the dividend you would normally get holding the same shares directly, or even more.
Among our recommended preferred shares,   Read More

2 small-cap stock funds to buy

With small-cap stocks expected to do well in an economic recovery, we like these two small-cap funds for investment now.

Small-cap stocks are enjoying relatively strong returns this year. While the   Read More

How to pick a winning fund

If past performance is no guarantee of future performance, how can you choose a fund?
Some statistics will help pick out the long-term, if not the short-term winners.

Picking tomorrow’s winners among   Read More

Where to put new money now

Make sure you have exposure to value funds as well as growth funds now. We currently favour Canadian equity funds over their US counterparts.

Fiscal stimulus and ultra-low interest rates helped   Read More

Buy Fidelity Canadian Opportunities

Fidelity Canadian Opportunities is a buy for above-average long-term growth potential. It joins out Top 40 list in the Aggressive Canadian Stock Funds category.
We’ve added Fidelity Canadian Opportunities Fund (Fund   Read More

Make asset allocation your personal business

One of the least understood, and most overly complex, terms is ‘asset allocation’. For many, this term is little more than an attempt to make market timing sound respectable.

Asset allocation   Read More