Posts by Chris Muller

The Value of Value Investing

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When I was in college, I thought I wanted to be an equity analyst. So, I went and got two degrees in finance, focusing heavily on investments. But what I learned is that I was taught the sexier methods of investing – looking purely at numbers. This is only one part of value investing, which…

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Qtrade vs. Questrade

As two of the best discount brokerages in Canada, the Qtrade vs. Questrade debate has had DIY investors arguing for years. To help you choose, we’re breaking down each brokerage, so you can find the best fit for you. Before diving in, I should point that both platforms are excellent options and share many common traits,…

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How Can Tax Loss Harvesting Help Your Investment Portfolio?

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While looking up online brokerages or investment portfolio opportunities, you’ve probably come across a concept known as tax loss harvesting. Briefly, the idea is a legal investment strategy that involves the selling of loss-incurring investment assets like stocks, Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and mutual fund shares to reduce the impact of tax deductions on capital…

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Comprehensive Guide on How to Buy Stocks in Canada

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Wondering how to buy stocks in Canada, but have no idea where to start? You’re not alone: 4 in 5 millennials are saving money every month, but only half of us are investing in stocks. Luckily, with online brokerages and robo advisors, investing in stocks is easier than you think. Here’s an introduction on how to…

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How to Start Investing in Canada

how to start investing online in canada

All of us understand the importance of working hard. But often, the secret to financial success is more than your own sweat – it’s about being smart about your investments and making your money work equally hard for you. If you’re a first-timer to investing, it can feel daunting to figure out how to start…

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