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By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, July 31, 2015

Q – I’ve recently come into a sizeable inheritance, and I’ve been looking at alternatives to guaranteed investment certificates and money market funds, which yield next to nothing. But I’m still a novice when it comes to investing, so I’m a bit hazy on what various investments yield and what the risks are. Can you help sort it out? – Annie D., Saskatoon, Saskatchewan


By Wilfred Hahn | Thursday, July 30, 2015

We believe China remains in a structural “up” market. It would be a mistake to jump off its equity market or currency during times of apparent crisis. Here’s why.


By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, July 29, 2015


Mackenzie Canadian Growth Balanced Fund is managed almost like a fund of funds, with Dennis StarrittDina DeGeer, and David Arpin managing the equity component, and Steve Locke with the Mackenzie Fixed Income Team taking care of the fixed-income sleeve. The top-level asset mix decision is now in the hands of Mackenzie’s Asset Mix Team, which is headed up by Alain Bergeron. The fund consistently posts first-quartile performance with below-average volatility, delivering a 1-year return of 17.12% to June 30, well above the benchmark and its category average. Here’s a look at what makes this fund tick.


By Samantha Prasad | Tuesday, July 28, 2015

Every will has an unnamed beneficiary: the Canada Revenue Agency. And many heirs and beneficiaries are often surprised that their inheritance has dwindled considerably after the taxman’s take. Luckily there are a number of strategies and tactics you can use to make your will tax efficient and to ensure your beneficiaries get the bulk of your estate, not the CRA.


By Gordon Pape | Monday, July 27, 2015


The good times are rolling for Premium Brands. “Who?” you may be asking. Premium Brands Holding Corp. (TSX: PBH) doesn’t have a wide following among Canadian investors. But the Richmond B.C.-based food manufacturing and distribution company has been racking up some nice profits for those who have discovered it.


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By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, July 24, 2015
By John Krisko | Thursday, July 23, 2015
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, July 22, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Tuesday, July 21, 2015
By Patrick McKeough | Monday, July 20, 2015
By Fund Library News Wire | Friday, July 17, 2015
By Robyn K. Thompson | Friday, July 17, 2015
By Margaret O'Sullivan | Thursday, July 16, 2015
By Dave Paterson | Wednesday, July 15, 2015
By Knowledge Bureau | Tuesday, July 14, 2015
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