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Try not to let capital gains tax prevent selling an investment
I often come across investors who are reluctant to sell an investment because of the associated capital gains tax payable. Whether it’s a stock or mutual fund they’ve owned for ages, a rental prop [more]
This post has been brought to you in partnership with Scotia iTRADE. All thoughts and opinions are my own and do not necessarily reflect the views of Scotia iTRADE. Most of us live our lives accord [more]
2017 is here which means the book is closed on 2016.  Let’s take a look at the world of markets and investments to see how everything fared for the year. Bonds continue to be boring It was a lo [more]
Lessons from the market masters
I’ve always believed strongly that investors would be more successful by copying how the professionals choose and manage their investments. Similarly, people should avoid taking advice from repor [more]
Investing during volatile times
Unless you have been living under a rock these past few weeks you have noticed the major swings in the equity markets. If it isn’t the news about Greece, it was the slump in oil prices or the econom [more]