Posts by Chris Muller

Five Best Investing Books in 2019

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Investing can be very complex, but it doesn’t need to be difficult. There are some excellent investment books that will not only help you get started with investing but also provide you with some advanced skills that you can use to grow your portfolio and increase your profits. In this article, we discuss five of…

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What Is Swing Trading?

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Passive investing isn’t for everyone. Sometimes, you are more advanced in your investment knowledge and want to take a more aggressive approach. In this article, we’ll talk about swing trading – a type of trading that’s geared toward making profits. We’ll discuss the ins and outs of it, the pros and cons, and some swing…

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Best Ways to Manage Your Money Better

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Managing your finances is an essential life skill, but surprisingly, most schools don’t teach personal finance 101. As a result, many Canadians don’t understand the importance of managing their money – and even fewer know how to do it. In the 2014 Canadian Financial Capability Survey, only 15% of women and 22% of men correctly…

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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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