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Simple Low Cost Investing

For many Canadians, young and old, making investments on their own is out of the question. The concept is complex, mysterious, and intimidating. The articles below are intended to help anyone get started making life-long investments.

All Canadians should consider investing in a ‘before tax’ RRSP (registered retirement savings plan) and/or an ‘after tax’ TFSA (tax free savings account). NOTE: the word 'savings' in these names should actually be 'investment'.

In these years of low interest rates everyone knows saving is futile. So lets consider investing instead of saving.

The document linked below is an investment primer that you can print out and review at your leisure.

  • Simple Low Cost Self Directed Investing
  • The document linked below is a table of Canadian ETFs for you to consider for globally diversified investing.

  • The World in 36 Canadian ETFs

  • NOTE: RRSPs and TFSAs are tax advantaged investment vehicles that have limits on the annual amount that can be deposited. Normal cash and margin investment accounts are available for those who have investment funds in excess of those limitations.
    The intent of these articles is to provide advice on how to invest.
    This is not to be construed as investment advice nor recommendations.