Dividends

OPTrust's Innovative New Pension Initiative?

Martha Porado of Benefits Canada reports, OPTrust launching new defined benefit pension plan:The OPSEU Pension Trust is launching a new defined benefit plan for employers in the broader public sector, charitable and not-for-profit industries.OPTrust Select will target employers that currently donâ ...

‘Corporate class’ mutual funds are tax efficient. Why should I care?

Q. How do corporate class mutual funds work and how can I benefit? Thanks, Janis A. Janis, the accounting details of a mutual fund corporation are long and dull. But in simple terms, a number of funds are pooled together within a corporation.  This allows the taxable events of each fund to be tra ...

The Number One Reason to be a Dividend Growth Investor (And it’s not what you were expecting)

Disclosure: Some of the links below are affiliate links, meaning, at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you click through and make a purchase. See disclaimer. Estimated reading time: 11 minutes. Yes, this is a long article, but it is a critical read if you want to become a succ ...

Why incorporation isn’t always a magical tax fix

Q: My wife and I are looking to retire in about five years or so. I am 55 and she is 52 and we are debt free. My question is: my wife recently started to work for herself designing kitchens and we were wondering tax-wise if it is better to claim this as self-employed income or to open a small bus ...

EIT.PR.B Firm on Good Volume

Canoe Financial has announced (bolding from original): Canoe EIT Income Fund (the “Fund”) (TSX – EIT.UN, EIT.PR.A, EIT.PR.B) announced today that it has closed the previously announced offering of 4.80% Cumulative Redeemable Series 2 Preferred Units (the “Series 2 Preferred Units”). The ...

Top 5 US Aristocrats – March 2018

While we know that the stock market will grow over time, on a day-to-day or even month-to-month basis, the stock market is always changing value due to the daily fluctuation of all the stocks. The opportunities will vary every month and that’s why it’s important to have a systematic approach t ...

SBC.PR.A : Annual Report 2017

Brompton Split Banc Corp. has released its Annual Report to December 31, 2017. SBC / SBC.PR.A Performance Instrument OneYear ThreeYears FiveYears TenYears SBC +20.3% +16.4% +20.6% +14.1% SBC.PR.A +4.6% +4.6% +4.6% +5.0% Whole Unit +14.1% +11.5% +13.5% +10.0% S&P/TSX Capped Financials I ...

FTN To Get Bigger by Exchange Offer

Quadravest has announced: Financial 15 Split Corp. (the “Company”) is pleased to announce it will undertake an exchange offering for holders of units of SCITI Trust whereby one Class A Share of the Company will be offered in exchange for 1.17614 freely-tradable listed units of SCITI Trust (the ...

EIT.PR.A : Annual Report 2017

Canoe EIT Income Fund has released its Annual Report to December 31, 2017. EIT Performance Instrument OneYear ThreeYears FiveYears TenYears EIT(based on NAV) +10.1% +10.6% +10.3% +8.7% S&P/TSX Composite Total Return Index +9.1% +6.6% +8.6% +4.7% Sadly, they did not publish a “whole fu ...

Market Underestimating Great Earnings?

Jeff Cox of CNBC reports, The market is underestimating how great earnings will be, JP Morgan says:Blockbuster corporate profits that are even better than Wall Street anticipates will help steady the recent bout of market volatility and boost share prices, according to J.P. Morgan Chase.Earnings s ...