investing in real estate funds reits

Investing in Canadian REITs (Real Estate Investment Trusts) isn’t for everyone, but by the same token, there are many investors who swear by real estate.  I’ve met many who will only invest in real estate, as they want to own real assets that they can see and touch and manage. They don’t trust those crazy…

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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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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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