Investing in Canadian REITs

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Investing in Canadian REITs can be an excellent option for anyone looking to diversify their portfolio beyond stocks and bonds. The thing is, not all of us are equipped with the time and money it takes to become landlords and invest in real estate directly.   The good news is: you don’t need to have a…

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How to Buy Stocks in Canada 2022

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Buying stocks online in Canada has never been quick, easier, or cheaper. Thanks to low interest rates and increasing competition between Canada’s online brokers, Canadians now have access to a myriad of ways to access the world’s stock markets. Our top brokerage picks all include very low fees & commissions, are easy to use, and…

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Canada’s Best Energy Dividend Stocks

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In August of 2020 we asked if Canada’s energy dividends were in trouble. Of course that was before energy prices and energy stocks were dominating the headlines. At the time Canadian oil prices were about $30 a barrel and energy dividends were under a lot of pressure due to collapsed earnings.  Today, that price has…

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Investing in Canadian Retail Stocks

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It is not secret that the Canadian stock market is not very well diversified by sector. Canada is largely financial, energy and materials, with all of that other stuff in between. By investing in Canadian retail stocks the Canadian investors can add some much-needed diversification. The Canadian retail stocks can also help investors profit during…

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Investing In Canadian Telco Dividend Stocks (Bell, Rogers, Telus, Cogeco, Shaw)

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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Canadian Railway Dividends: Putting Your Portfolio On the Right Track

Railyway Dividend Investing

The Canadian railways are part of an exclusive club in Canada. According to Morningstar Canada there are only five Canadian-wide “moat” stocks.  The list is short: RBC, TD, Enbridge, and then our two Canadian railway dividend all-stars: Canadian Pacific Railway (CP) and Canadian National Railway (CNR). When a company is described as having a “moat,”…

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