Keyword: fixed-income securities

Buy bonds directly or in an ETF

Most bond funds are conservative, produce reliable returns, are unexciting and have trouble keeping up with the bond market. You’re better off buying a bond ETF or investing directly.

We seldom   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

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 case against balanced funds

Though balanced funds are extremely popular with Canadian investors, we see little appeal in these investment products. It’s better to create your own balanced fund by selecting stock funds and   Read More

The case against balanced funds

Though balanced funds are extremely popular with Canadian investors, we see little appeal in these investment products. It’s better to create your own balanced fund by selecting stock funds and   Read More