Tax-free income

If you want more income, one of the first places you can explore is real estate investment trusts (REITs). They own portfolios of properties that are diversified geographically and across many tenants. Some are diversified across asset types as well. Most importantly, many REITs pay juicy distributions that can helpContinue Reading

growth and income investing

While it may not be the most popular investing strategy for those looking to earn a quick return, a buy and hold strategy is what’s helped Warren Buffett become one of the wealthiest people on the planet. Over the long term, stocks generally appreciate in value, and you’re more oftenContinue Reading

Secure retirement

RRSP is a long considered a cherished stable to a happy retirement, but is it really the only option? This article explores other options for those feeling concerned that they might be too late or too old because they haven’t started a registered retirement account yet.Continue Reading

Where to invest

Now that we’re in the middle of July, summer is in full swing, and most are thinking about how to make the best out of what’s left of summer. With another academic year in the books, a number of new graduates have obtained full-time employment. In the hopes that manyContinue Reading

Questwealth Portfolios - Managed portfolios with low-fees

Managed investing has a new name at Questrade and with it comes a new strategy of rock bottom fees on par with the lowest costing ETFs in Canada, extensive diversification, and alternate Social Responsible Investing portfolios that fit different personal values.Continue Reading

Living once

If you’re of a certain age, YOLO needs no translation. For the rest of us, personal finance writer Jason Vitug has helpfully spelled it out in the title of his latest book: You Only Live Once. Vitug is American, as is his publisher John Wiley & Sons Inc. but, asContinue Reading