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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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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.
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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”.
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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

Best savings account rates in Canada

The Money Reporter, the investment letter for investors whose interest is more interest, publishes a monthly survey of the best interest rates in Canada.
One of the easiest places for you   Read More

An oil and gas stock to buy

Management’s decision to cut capital expenditures is disappointing. But this oil and gas stock’s value is still there.
Lower commodity prices have weighed on the shares of oil and gas stocks   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

Russel Metals a buy for growth and income

The steel cycle may have peaked but Russel Metals still offers good value and high income.
The US has finally removed its crippling tariffs against the Canadian steel and aluminum industries.   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.
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Short selling and your stock portfolio

As if they’re aren’t enough potential sources of stock market volatility, we also have to contend with abusive short-selling practices from time to time.
Short selling has long been a legitimate   Read More

How to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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Trying to outfox The Fox

We have always advised strenuously against stock-market timing. And the longer we work at investments, the more convinced we become that no one has much of an edge at timing.
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Time for a shift in your asset mix?

There are lots of people that offer up market predictions. Far fewer in number are those who command a great deal of respect, based on their past record.
It’s a rare   Read More

Buy Freehold for low-risk growth and income

Despite a challenging outlook, Freehold Royalties Ltd.’s royalty structure bodes well for long-term cash flow.
Canadian oil and gas producers had a challenging year in 2018. A deterioration in the global   Read More

Investing for income

You will get the most from your income portfolio by following the four guidelines below. Also, be sure to own at least one good dividend or equity income fund, and,   Read More

Trying to outfox The Fox

We have always advised strenuously against stock-market timing. And the longer we work at investments, the more convinced we become that no one has much of an edge at timing.
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5 top tips to pick a winning fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future results. If that’s so, then how can you pick a fund to invest in?
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Buy Manulife for growth and income

Manulife Financial trades at a low 7.7 times its likely 2019 earnings of $2.90 a share. Its annual dividend of $1.00 a share yields 4.5 per cent. Buy for growth   Read More