At a June 7 roundtable held by the Ontario Securities Commission, investor advocates took aim at embedded compensation
It’s not easy for retirees to convert their RRSP to a RRIF. Rather suddenly, someone who has spent his or her life gathering assets becomes a “decumulator,” and it’s a difficult transition.
Low interest rates are a serious obstacle to funding retirement—you knew that already. The question is, what do we do about it?
Back in March of 2010, the Canadian Foundation for Advancement of Investor Rights issued a report about the dismal state of money market funds
For investors who hold fixed income in non-registered accounts, the combination of low yields and high taxes can easily result in negative returns after inflation.
Ask a group of retirees what they want from their investments and they’re likely to give the same answer: income.
Determining how much income you’ll need in retirement has always been difficult, and it’s still common to rely on rules of thumb.
GICs have never enjoyed much respect from investors or their advisors.
With more than 200 ETFs in Canada, are these choices helping or harming investors?