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XIU ETF Review – One of the BEST

XIU ETF, or Blackrock’s iShares S&P/TSX 60 Index ETF, is one of the most liquid ETFs in Canada providing exposure to top blue chip Canadian companies. XIU is one of the largest and earliest ETFs in Canada. The fund was … Read more

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6 Canadian REIT ETFs – Not the best for income

Canadian REIT ETFs provide attractive investment attributes of real estate investment as it invests in several property-owning real estate companies in one go. It reduces the risk for an investor who is betting on just one property of his own. … Read more

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XDV ETF Review – Not Your Best Option

XDV ETF, or Blackrock’s iShares Canadian Select Dividend Index ETF, provides diversified exposure to 30 high-yielding Canadian companies in the Dow Jones Canada Total Market Index. The index is almost like trying to replicate the “Dogs of the TSX” since … Read more

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Dividend ETFs – Discover the 3 Pros and 3 Cons

In low-rate environments, high-yielding assets become attractive for those seeking income. Dividend ETFs (Exchange Traded Funds) are a common choice for income investors. They hold a basket of dividend paying REITs, preferred stocks, or common stocks. Investors have three options … Read more

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2021 Guide to Canadian Dividend ETFs

A dividend ETF tracks an index consisting of dividend paying stocks. Different ETFs apply different dividend strategies. For instance, a few funds select stocks based on their dividend yields, while some select based on market capitalizations or locations. Investors especially … Read more

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Why Dividend Investors Should Consider Dividend ETFs

Exchange-traded funds, commonly known as ETFs, have enjoyed a massive boom in the past few years. Assets have steadily migrated away from traditional mutual funds and into major ETFs, particularly index funds like SPDR S&P 500 ETF (SPY). Investors have … Read more

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Canadian Financial ETFs

Canadian Financial ETFs can provide a higher yield than a broader Canadian index ETF or some dividend ETFs. Depending on your goals (portfolio accumulation or retirement income), there are different options to consider. When it comes to funds or ETFs, … Read more