Dividends

Here’s a Dividend Investing Strategy to boost your Portfolio Returns

A successful dividend investing strategy must focus on a number of key factors—and avoid these common mistakes Many Successful Investors have come to share our high regard for a sound dividend investing strategy. It takes a lot of success and good-quality management for a company to have the cash ...

Top 10 Canadian Dividend Stocks – October 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 to ...

October 9, 2018

Three cheers for well thought out financial controls! Prosecutors in Copenhagen say it was an elaborate ruse, one that ultimately cost taxpayers more than $2 billion — a spectacular sum for Denmark, the equivalent of a $110 billion loss in the far larger American economy. The country had fallen v ...

Why tax reform is a bigger deal than trade

Whatever one thinks of the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada Agreement, having a deal in place is good news for investors. For the last 13 months, trade uncertainty has put pressure on stocks—it’s partly the reason why the S&P/TSX Composite Index is down 2.2% since January. The trade issue, though, while ...

What Marijuana Stocks Tell Us About Where We Are In The Market Cycle

Image Credit: Craig F Scott / Shutterstock.com   At the beginning of every month, I brief members on how MoneyGeek's Regular portfolios have performed and comment on the state of the financial markets. In this update, I’ll also comment on market cycles - what they are, which phase I think we ...

A nearly $40,000 TFSA all-in on Canadian dividend stocks

Sergio Age: 42Location: OttawaTFSA total: $39,919Strategy: Canadian dividend-paying stocks Sergio, 42, has been investing in his TFSA for three years now. After receiving a small lump of cash, he started his TFSA after a bank employee at his local branch suggested it as an option. “I had done so ...

MAPF Performance: September, 2018

Malachite Aggressive Preferred Fund’s Net Asset Value per Unit as of the close September 28, 2018, was $10.2965 after a distribution of 0.110815 per Unit. Returns to September 28, 2018 Period MAPF BMO-CM “50” Preferred Share Index TXPR*Total Return CPD – according to Blackrock One ...

HSE on Credit Watch Negative by S&P

Husky Energy Inc.has announced: a proposal to acquire all of the outstanding shares of MEG Energy Corp. (TSX:MEG) (“MEG”) for implied total equity consideration of approximately $3.3 billion. This proposal values MEG at an implied total enterprise value of $6.4 billion, including the assumption ...

1 Canadian Dividend Growth Stock Increasing Dividends

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. Each month I update readers of all the dividend increases in the Canadian Dividend All-Star List (Canadian companies ...

Easy way to calculate capital gains tax on DRIP shares

Q: I purchased 100 Bank of Nova Scotia dividend reinvestment plan (DRIP) common shares @ $30.60 in 1994 and have since added 300 shares through their Optional Cash Purchases at different intervals. My account today has a balance of almost 950 shares in total @ $77.00 (certificate shares and drip sh ...