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Q: I have some cash set aside for an emergency fund (about 50k) currently sitting in a Tangerine account, earning only about 1%/year. I am considering moving this over to a high interest ETF such as CSAV. What is your opinion on this move? Opinion on CSAV or suggest some alternatives for both USD and CAD accounts. Thanks.

Read Answer Asked by David on July 12, 2019

Q: I tried to buy 100 units of this on my TD Webroker Account for CAD$5,000 and change. Got an error message telling me to call a TD rep at an 800 number. The rep told me that I could not buy this through them. I have never run into this in the past for any stock or ETF that I wanted to buy or sell. What brokers take orders for PSA:CA and which brokers will not take these orders.

Read Answer Asked by Edward on June 28, 2019

Q: Would be grateful if you could tell me in which of the above funds is it most beneficial for me to hold cash in a managed account - 1% fees?
What is the difference between the 3 - are there MER's. In which fund would a financial advisor hold his cash? Would appreciate any comments on this subject.

Read Answer Asked by lorraine on June 27, 2019

Q: I am still spooked out about the markets and sold all my stock positions yesterday. I now have a significant amount of cash and would like to deploy it the Bond Market which I think is a safer place at this time. Would appreciate any recommendations you might have as to how to invest the money. With thanks, Bill

Read Answer Asked by William J on December 21, 2018

Q: ..please correct me if i'm wrong, but Canada seems to be a horrible place to put your money....with safety of principal first in mind, a desired yield of 4%, and an ever increasing risk of a market correction, what would you suggest for the next 6 - 12 months. thanks.

Read Answer Asked by Curtis on September 21, 2018

Q: My daughter is 51 years old, and has just sold a rental property for a profit of 240,000. She does not have a pension, though her husband does. She would like to invest the money in a conservative way, so as to not lose sleep, but would like to use this as her own pension in a few years time. How should she proceed?

Read Answer Asked by Phil on September 20, 2018

Q: Raising cash and moving it into PSA. So far 10%.
Sold Zub.un into strength today . This gives a further 2% to add to current position in PSA.
Considering selling KWH.UN . Another 1% to add to PSA. Your thoughts please.
How will Kwh.un fare under recessionary pressure?

Read Answer Asked by Roy on September 07, 2018