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By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, September 27, 2016

TAX PLANNING FROM THE KNOWLEDGE BUREAU



By Evelyn Jacks

Tuition funding is expensive, but there are ways and means to save for your children’s education, as I’ve illustrated in my previous post on registered plans. But there is also some tax relief available in the form of various lucrative credits and writeoffs from the government. Here’s how the tax system shares in the cost with parents and students when it comes to funding a post-secondary education.


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By Dave Paterson | Monday, September 26, 2016

The technology sector has always been one of the more interesting areas to watch. New ideas are continually being developed and innovative products are being brought to market. While this is all “cool,” there can be a higher degree of risk, making it an ideal candidate for a mutual fund or ETF. And one of my favourite funds in the sector has been the TD Science & Technology Fund, sub-advised by T. Rowe Price.


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By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, September 23, 2016

By Mike Keerma

* Market wrap: Fed decision revives sentiment
* 3 new Forstrong Global funds from iA Clarington.

* RBC adds 4 income ETFs.
* Horizons debuts 2 currency-hedged ETFs.

The main North American stock indices came back to life last week following the decision by the U.S. Federal Reserve Board to keep its trend-setting federal funds rate unchanged. And while the price of crude oil skidded -3.5% on Friday, oil still gained a respectable 3.4% on the week overall, lending at least some additional support to Toronto’s S&P/TSX Composite Index, which advanced 1.7% on the week. Likewise the main U.S. blue-chip benchmark, the S&P 500 Composite Index, and the tech-gauge Nasdaq Composite Index, both advanced 1.2% on the week. The S&P/TSX Composite is now up 13% on the year to date compared with 6% for the S&P 500 and Nasdaq.


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By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, September 23, 2016

Q – I like the idea of exchange-traded funds because their MERs are lower than mutual funds. But I’m a little unclear as to how their share prices are determined or how they manage to stay in business – some ETF MERs are scarcely above zero. Also, how do closed-end funds figure into this mix? – Brad M., Kanata, Ontario


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By Tyler Mordy | Thursday, September 22, 2016



There is growing sentiment that the quantitative easing bubble (QE) has burst and negative interest rate policies (NIRP) are failing. But could the world’s central banks attempt even more radical policies? Could they conceivably just give you the money directly?


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By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, September 21, 2016
By Samantha Prasad | Tuesday, September 20, 2016
By Doug Nelson | Monday, September 19, 2016
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, September 16, 2016
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, September 16, 2016
By Fund Library News Wire | Thursday, September 15, 2016
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, September 14, 2016
By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, September 13, 2016
By Gordon Pape | Monday, September 12, 2016
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, September 09, 2016
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