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DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Trump’s protectionism policies have had a big impact on the volatility of markets in the first quarter. Why is that? Well, the U.S. is on the brink of a trade war and as our two economies are closely linked, the impact will be felt north of the border as well. However, there may be a... The post Oil Stocks – The Top 7 Oil & Gas Stocks To Buy In 2018 ...
Posted: Apr 18 2018 @ 1:26 PM
So, you want to learn how to buy stocks' We know the world of investments can be daunting at first. But if you are reading this, there is no doubt you have an itch to understand more about equity trading and how to participate in the world of capital markets. Before we learn how to... The post How To Buy Stocks In Canada & The USA(And Crush The Markets) appeared first ...
Posted: Apr 09 2018 @ 11:45 AM
It’s no secret that we like interviewing authority financial bloggers and writers. So much so that we have decided to invite Mark Seed from MyOwnAdvisor back for a second interview! We’ll cut right to the chase here in our second interview. If you’d like to learn more about Mark and what his investment goals and objectives are,... The post Interview With MyOwnAdvisor’s Mark Seed appeared first on . ...
Posted: Apr 04 2018 @ 2:23 PM
As much as we like producing our own content here at Stocktrades, we also love reading about personal finance and investing elsewhere. When we produce the content, we already have the knowledge of what lies on the page. The best part about taking the time out of our day to read other investing and personal... The post Stocktrades Favorite Investing & Personal Finance Blogs appeared first on . ...
Posted: Mar 29 2018 @ 11:10 PM
The first quarter of the year is nearing an end and the stock market has produced mixed results. At the start of the year, strategists expected the Canadian market to underperform the U.S. market and thus far they are proving to be correct. The S&P/TSX Composite Index is down 3% year-to-date, while the U.S. market... The post Stocks To Watch For 2018 – 7 Stocks You Need To Keep An Eye ...
Posted: Mar 25 2018 @ 11:00 PM
Cannabis stocks have become a hot commodity recently and many companies are looking to take advantage of this boom through a flurry of public listings. The problem for retail investors is determining which marijuana stocks make good investments. As with any high growth industry, the companies you see listed on the Canadian exchanges will not... The post Marijuana Stocks – The 5 Best Canadian Cannabis Stocks appeared first on . ...
Posted: Mar 15 2018 @ 10:44 PM
One of the best ways to increase the value of your stock portfolio while protecting it from adverse market movements is to add dividend producing stocks that will provide you with income in any market environment. You can easily get started with this by starting up a brokerage account with Questrade. Stocks with robust dividends... The post Best 17 Canadian Dividend Stocks for 2018(March Update) appeared first on . ...
Posted: Mar 15 2018 @ 8:27 PM
Ah, tax time. For some it’s a burden, paying the government sucks. But at one point in our lives, we will be pulling a fast one and getting money back from the government. For some, this can come in the form of tax open a TFSA and start contributing to that. Your write-offs for having... The post The Benefits Of RRSPs And How To Go About Using Them appeared first on ...
Posted: Mar 02 2018 @ 11:51 AM
We love picking the brains of anyone who has been in, or is currently active in the financial industry. We decided to ask our own contributor and CFA Quinn Kuiken. We feel this would help you, our readers, find out a little more about the people who actually put the content on the web at... The post An Interview With Stocktrades Own Quinn Kuiken appeared first on . ...
Posted: Feb 25 2018 @ 11:46 PM
With interest rates lingering at all-time lows since the financial crisis, dividend investing has enjoyed somewhat of a resurgence. Yields are so low, income investors have turned to dividend-paying companies as a substitute for low paying bonds and other types of guaranteed investments. It’s also important to understand that dividends are considered investment income and... The post Eligible Dividends – Your Guide To Dividend Taxation appeared first on . ...
Posted: Feb 21 2018 @ 6:47 PM


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