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What is happening with gold?

Added on March 16, 2020
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Q – I thought it would be rising during these times, but it is dropping instead. Is this because people are thinking of deflation? – Vito L. A – The […]

RRSPs after 71

Added on February 14, 2020
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Q – My wife and I are 73 and have investments in TFSAs and RRIFs. I keep getting notes from the CRA that I have RRSP room hanging on from […]

TFSA tax trap

Added on December 9, 2019
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Q – I am new to investing. Until recently, I only invested in mutual funds. Now that I am retired I have decided to do some direct investing through my […]

Portfolio for son

Added on November 25, 2019
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Q – My son will turn 18 in the fall and I would like to build him a portfolio. It’s a small amount but, time being on his side, should i […]

More on mortgages

Added on November 15, 2019
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Q – My partner (age 67) has given his ex-wife the total of his RRSPs as a settlement payout. This has left him with no retirement income, he has no pension, […]

Owning gold

Added on November 15, 2019
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Q – Lots of folks have been discussing buying and holding gold in their portfolios. We are interested to know your thoughts about buying and holding gold in either our TFSAs […]

Searching for broker

Added on November 15, 2019
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Q – I have been using financial advisors for years but would now prefer to manage my own funds. Many years ago, I managed my own portfolio with TD Waterhouse but […]

Where to hold cash?

Added on November 15, 2019
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Q – We continue to enjoy reading your newsletter, thanks for your ongoing efforts producing it. Like many we are starting to hold significant amounts of cash in all our […]