Everything you always wanted to know about bonds
Bonds are an essential ingredient in most investment portfolios. They are negatively correlated with the stock market, so they reduce the risk inherent in a portfolio. In addition, they provide consistent returns with low volatility, so they’re generally a safe, predictable investment as well. But do you really know what a bond is? What is […]
Stocks, bonds, ETFs, WTF!
We hope we are easing you in gently to the concept of investing! In this article, we are going to look at why the stock market exists in the first place and the different types of investments that you can make. Why does the Stock Market Exist? You might have wondered why the stock market […]
Canada Savings Bonds (CSBs) Explained
Often you look for guaranteed or low-risk investments to hold in your portfolio. Although returns aren’t the best, bonds are a great way to earn a guaranteed return on your investment. This solution is the peace of mind some of us need. The Federal government issued Canada Savings Bonds (CSB). Since the Canadian central bank […]