Best Telco Stocks

Investing in Canada telecommunications stocks (telco stocks) has historically been seen as “orphans and widows stock”. They were super steady and boring, but it offered a very generous dividend. It was akin to a bond substitute (with much better returns!). Editor’s Note: If you want to read our thoughts on the recent GameStop and Blackberry…

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Investing In Canadian Bank Stocks

Investing in Canadian bank stocks, as well as Canadian insurance companies, has always served Canadians well. Canadian banks in particular enjoy a very solid oligopoly (the incredibly high barriers to entries prevent any new market entries) and hence face very little competition. Much like the banks, just a few insurance providers dominate the space. Considering…

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January 25th – 29th, 2021 is the week the stock market embraced full insanity – PhD theses will eventually be written about what just occurred in the stock market this week.  One day smart people will be able to explain to what degree various factors contributed to the illogically hilarious/fun/dangerous ride that stocks such as Gamestop (GME), Blackberry (BB), NOKIA (NOK), and AMC (AMC) took us on over the past few days

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Tfsa Vs Rrsp2

The eternal questions I get every year, especially around tax season, are: “Should I max out / invest in my RRSP or TFSA?”  “RRSP or TFSA, which is the better option?” “RRSP or TFSA or both?” “Which one should I be concentrating on?”  “What is the difference, is one better than the other?” MDJ hears…

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Big Banks Mutual Funds

Given the new importance of doing things online in 2020, we felt that we needed to refresh our best online banks in Canada article for 2021. When was the last time you walked into a bank? It might have been a while, but don’t worry- you aren’t alone. More and more Canadians are using online banking…

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Blue Chip Stocks

One of the main investment strategies that I have used on my way to financial freedom is dividend investing.  In this strategy, I buy companies that have a history of paying dividends, but more importantly dividend increases.  In order for a company to pay a steady, sustainable growing dividend, they need to have a strong…

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Questrade Vs Qtrade

After ranking Qtrade ahead of Questrade in our updated best Canadian discount brokers for 2021 article, we had a number of readers ask for more explanation on the Qtrade vs Questrade comparison criterion, and why Qtrade had supplanted Questrade as our #1 most recommended Canadian brokerage. The first thing we should point out is that…

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