Two ETF Strategies to help inflation proof your investment income. Part 2.

PART 2: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) In addition to Dividend Growers as a means to inflation proof your investment income, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) ETFs offer another option. REITs are companies that invest in a wide variety of real estate, including shopping centres, office buildings, retirement residences, hotels, apartment buildings, and industrial/warehouse buildings.... Continue Reading →

ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) Workshop Part 3 of 3

In Part 3, we look at Actively Managed and Minimum Volatility ETFs. We also look at Vanguard's new One Fund Solution ETFs, and selected companies which are like managed ETFs because of their diversified holdings (Berkshire Hathaway for example). Finally, we wrap up the Workshop with a Model Portfolio that looks at some possible ETF... Continue Reading →

ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) Workshop Part 2 of 3

In Part 2, we explore the different types of ETFs available, including Canadian, US and Global Equities (stocks), Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs), Preferred Shares, and various types of Bond funds. The Power Point presentation is here: ETF Workshop Part 2    

ETF (Exchange Traded Fund) Workshop Part 1 of 3

This workshop offers a broad introduction to ETFs. It also includes a discussion of passive (index) versus active (managed) investing, and compares their performance over the last 5 and 10 years. In Canada, over 90% of actively managed funds underperformed their comparable index over a ten year period. See the SPIVA (S&P Index versus Active)... Continue Reading →

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