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How to choose a mutual fund

As all fund companies will tell you, past performance is no guarantee of future performance. What else, then, is the best way to evaluate mutual funds? After all, an analysis   Read More

Does 1 + 1 = 1.5 or 3?

Conglomerate sector stocks are generally out of favor and trade at discounts to the value of their underlying businesses. Companies that focus on one industry are generally in favor. But   Read More

A REIT to buy for high income

Here’s a solution for the ‘wannabe’ real estate investor searching for the simple answer to ‘How to make money in real estate’. You can earn almost six per cent—and someone   Read More

Tax planning for business succession

Developing an effective tax planning strategy for selling or transferring your business is not so simple. Potential successors or acquirers may be family members, non-family management or outside third party   Read More

Yes Brexit, Please—We’re British

With apologies to the “No Sex, Please—We’re British” playwrights,  The MoneyLetter’s behavioural finance analyst Ken Norquay takes a look at why people make seemingly irrational decisions about investment strategy. His   Read More