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  1. Tax burden on foreign ETFs (accumulating/distributing) in Canada

    Investing
    Hi everyone, I am moving soon from Europe to Canada and had a question concerning the tax treatment of my ETF portfolio. I am currently holding several ETFs (all based in Luxemburg/Ireland) and my broker is based in Germany. When in Canada, I will pay all my taxes there. As far as I have...
  2. Need Help on MER fees Newbie question HALP :>

    Investing
    Hello everyone, I am new here and relatively new to the world of ETFs. There is a lot I don't understand and I am hoping some of you can help me out. I opened a Wealth Simple account and have decided to invest in their Clean Renewable Sector ETF bundle. This bundle holds the following...
  3. Vanguard Portfolio ETFs

    Investing
    I've been looking at the new Vanguard Portfolio ETFs (VEQT, VGRO, VBAL, VCNS, VCIP). Why are they cheaper than their underlying parts? For example, as of today (March 22, 2020), here's the allocation and price breakdown of VEQT: Ticker Name Allocation Price VUN Vanguard US Total...
  4. Is there a Canadian equivalent of TQQQ (Nasdaq-100 3X Bull)?

    Investing
    I know there's a Canadian equivalent of QLD (Nasdaq-100 2X Bull): HQU But is there one for TQQQ as well or any that are very similar?
  5. Highest-yielding ETF?

    Investing
    Out of QQQ, FDN, PNQI and VTG which of these is the best ETF to hold for the next 10-20+ years and why?
  6. Why does QQQ outperform ZQQ and XQQ?

    Investing
    Anyone know why QQQ (Nasdaq-100 US ETF) outperforms its Canadian equivalents ZQQ and XQQ? - In the last 5 years QQQ has increased by 94.92% while ZQQ and XQQ both increased by only 87.36% Whatever the reasons, is it a better deal to invest in QQQ and pay the currency conversion fee every time...
  7. Drip stock investing or etf

    Investing
    I'm trying to advise a young person on long term investing. I'm very much a drip investor. I like how when the market is sinking you don't need to panic because you'll get your dividends reinvested at a lower price and maybe pick up even more shares. So for me, it helps to protect myself from...
  8. $500 invested monthly. What would you buy?

    General Personal Finance Talk
    If you were investing $500 every month, what would you buy? If I go with AW.UN or some stock, I'll be paying $9.99 commission each time. Maybe an etf? But which?
  9. Canadian Domiciled ETF's - That Reinvest Dividends

    Investing
    Hi, I am new to ETF investing. Does anyone know of any Canadian Domiciled ETF's that track US and World stocks and that automatically re-invest dividends. I don't want to pay tax on distributed dividends every year. Also Thanks
  10. Extend Canadian Equity allocation, 01/18

    Investing
    Hi, I'll want to extend my Canadian equity allocation in my TFSA. I am 35 years old and am preparing my account for deduction in retirement. I'm considering to buy 255 shares of ZWB to get a monthly DRIP. I've been considering buying shares in the 5 banks directly, ZEB and ZWB and think that...
  11. How do I invest with-in my TFSA?

    Investing
    Hi everyone, First time posting here in the forum. I am new to investing and just have my money sitting in a TFSA within Meridian Credit Union. I am wondering how I go about investing within my TFSA? Do I need to sign up with a brokerage such as Questrade online? Or can I pick ETF's, etc...
  12. Couch potato portfolio with a CCPC

    Investing
    Great forum - I've been watching from the sidelines but this is my first actual post :) I think this has been discussed is some form or other in the last few years but I still don't have a clear answer: About me - I'm a professional with: A CCPC: currently about 70k in it - growing at about...
  13. Newbie Self Directed ETF

    Investing
    Good day, I am sick and tired of my portfolio being depleted by fees from my fund management company. I have decided to look into a self directed RRSP, TFSA, and RESP. I have a couple questions that I apologize if they are answered a million times over in the forum, my brief look didn't uncover...
  14. How long for ETF distribs to show up in registered account?

    Investing
    Hi everyone: I own some XSH in a registered TD account. The dates I've received payments have been anywhere between the last day of the month, and the 7th or 8th of the next month. How long should it take for those distribs to show up if the payments are cash? What if the payments involve a...
  15. ETF Portfolio - ETF suggestion (US and International)

    Investing
    HI, Hi building my ETF portfolio (like Coach potato) but I'm not sure about with US and International ETF pick. Any sugestion for US in CAN-Hedged ? Any suggestion for International (exclude Canada and US) ? Thanks ! Marc
  16. Looking for feedback on my ETF portfolio

    Investing
    Hello! I’m hoping to have some of the good folks here give me some feedback on my portfolio and what I’m thinking of doing with it. My current RRSP portfolio is in high fee mutual funds ($100k value). I’m in the process of moving to low fee DYI using broad market ETFs, and have opened a...
  17. Question about US and Canadian market ETFs

    Investing
    Hi all, I'm going to jump into ETFs, and after doing a lot of research, I have a few questions. On the US side, I'm wondering if there is any value in holding both VUN and VFV. VFV seems to have a slightly higher return, but VUN covers more of the market. On the Canadian side, I'm looking at...
  18. What is the best ratio for ETF investing US & World vs. Canada in current situation

    Investing
    What is the best ratio for ETF investing US & World vs. Canada in current situation What is the best ratio for ETF investing US & World vs. Canada in current situation
  19. What's different for Canadians?

    Investing
    I'm a beginner at investing and all the books I've read are for Americans. I'm confused because I don't know what applies to me as a Canadian investor and what I need to reinterpret. For example, do we buy stocks from the NYSE & NASDAQ or will I be losing money due to currency conversion or...
  20. ETF bonds

    Investing
    Hi guys, Always a pleasure to read you all! A simple question for you today : What is your choice for ETF bonds? US, World, Canadian? Short, mid, long term? My choise right now is the Vanguard ETF VAB : Great performance during the last few years, long-term Canadian bond... The other choice...
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