5 Tips on Investing for Dividends vs Capital Growth

5 Tips on Investing for Dividends vs Capital Growth

Investing for dividends vs capital growth: smart investors realize that, overall, dividends are more reliable than capital gains.
Capital gains can occur when an investor sells an asset. And for the most part, the capital growth occurs over time.

Dividends are typically cash payouts that serve as… Read More

5 tips for buying uranium stocks

5 tips for buying uranium stocks

Uranium stocks offer long-term promise—here’s how to pick the best ones.
Uranium stocks are shares in companies that explore for, mine and refine the metal uranium.

Uranium’s long-term outlook is positive, but supply remains much higher than demand. Low oil prices should also keep prices down in… Read More

Penny Stocks: Losses mount for The Score

Penny Stocks: Losses mount for The Score

The online sports media company suffered a loss in the latest fiscal year, despite nearly doubling its revenue.

THE SCORE INC. (symbol SCR on the TSX Venture Exchange; www.thescore.com) delivers customizable sports news to fans through their mobile phones and computer desktops. It generates revenue through… Read More

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Capital gains in Canada: How to do smart tax-loss selling

Use tax-loss selling to offset your taxable capital gains in Canada.
Tax-loss selling (or tax-loss harvesting) occurs when you deliberately sell a security at a loss in order to offset capital gains in Canada.  You can then use these losses to offset your taxable capital gains.

In… Read More

How Do You Invest Your Money For Maximum Gains?

How Do You Invest Your Money For Maximum Gains?

How do you invest your money for the best returns? Here’s a successful strategy that takes a conservative approach to long-term investment decisions.

We’ve been asked many times, “How do you invest your money for maximum growth?”

In our view, your goal as an investor, particularly if… Read More

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

The real costs of using practice accounts to buy stocks online

Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced investor, these tips give you fundamentally sound advice and show you how to put it to work in 2018–without any need for practice.

Today’s tip: “Practice accounts that let you buy stocks online without real money may seem to be a convenient way to learn investing… Read More

Dividend Investing vs Value Investing

Dividend Investing vs Value Investing

In choosing dividend investing vs value investing, it’s important to recognize that both can lead to favourable returns

The best dividend stocks respond to tough economic times by doing their best to maintain, or even increase their payouts.

Value stocks can test your patience by moving sluggishly… Read More

Renaissance Global Health Care Fund (Formerly Talvest Global Health Care Fund)

RENAISSANCE GLOBAL HEALTH CARE FUND $49.93 (Renaissance Investments, 1500 Robert Bourassa Blvd., Suite 800, Montreal, PQ. H3A 3S6. 1-800-268-8258; Web site: www.renaisanceinvestments.ca. Available from brokers) invests primarily in U.S. companies and global companies with U.S. operations or exposure to U.S. markets or whose securities are traded… Read More