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2018 year-end tax planning

Now is a good time to consider the various ways you might be able to minimize your 2018 taxes—before the onslaught of the holiday season becomes uppermost on your mind.   Read More

Saving for retirement in Canada

RRSPs, RRIFs, TFSAs, PPPs, critical illness insurance, long-term care insurance, high-limit disability insurance, life insurance, joint-and-last-to-die insurance, charitable donations at death—no wonder we get so tired as we get older!   Read More

5 Canadian conglomerate stocks

ValueTrend portfolio manager Keith Richards (valuetrend.ca) takes note of five of the larger conglomerate stocks in Canada. He offers a brief bio of their divisions, and (of course!) a technical   Read More

Preferred split shares explained

Preferred split shares are not your run-of-the-mill preferred shares.  Split preferreds serve a specific need of some income investors. But you don’t get the extra income without shouldering some extra   Read More