Index Investing

Which is the best All-in-One ETF for Index investing, how to use the Hot Potato strategy, what is the real MER on ETFs and what are the associated taxes, and more burning questions for long-term index investors who are looking to minimize their fees and maximize their returns.

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By FT January 5, 2023

In the past few years, the ever so simple passive investment strategy of choosing from a wide range of ETFs that reflects your investment style…

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By Kyle Prevost September 27, 2020

In talking to dozens of Canadian expats over the last year, I’ve found four money truths that consistently emerge. Earning a low-tax or a tax-free…

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By FT July 26, 2020

If you’ve been following this blog for a while, you’ll know that most of my wealth is in the stock market for the long-term. While…

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Building a Simple Low-Cost Indexed ETF Portfolio in USD

By FT June 10, 2019

With recent articles about all-in-one ETFs and withholding taxes on ETFs in registered accounts, I’ve been getting questions about if there are USD based all-in-one…

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The Real MER on ETFs – Foreign Withholding Taxes on ETFs

By FT May 27, 2019

I’ve written a lot about index investing as one of the best strategies for beginner and experienced investors alike.  It’s a strategy that I follow…

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