Why I Prefer to Avoid Preferred Shares | Common Sense Investing

Why I Prefer to Avoid Preferred Shares | Common Sense Investing

This is the second video in a multi-part series about alternative investments. In the first video in this series, I told you why high-yield bonds fall short on a risk adjusted basis, and should only be included in your portfolio… Continue Reading

Actual vs Average Stock Market Returns

Actual vs Average Stock Market Returns

Why Income Investing Will Not Give You Income | Common Sense Investing

Why Income Investing Will Not Give You Income | Common Sense Investing

In my last two videos I talked about high yield bonds and preferred shares. These are two alternative asset classes that investors venture into when they are seeking higher income yields. I told you why you might want to avoid… Continue Reading

Why Canadians Aren’t Flocking to ETFs | Common Sense Investing with Ben Felix

Why Canadians Aren’t Flocking to ETFs | Common Sense Investing with Ben Felix

At the end of 2016, 11.3% of Canadians’ investment fund assets were invested in index funds and similar passively managed products. Our neighbours in the United States are ahead of us, with 34% of their investment fund assets invested this… Continue Reading