An Easy Way to Buy the World

When you’re investing a relatively small amount of money — in an RESP or a Tax-Free Savings Account, for example — it pays to keep things simple. That’s especially true…
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Tracking Errors on iShares ETFs

About a week ago, iShares released its annual Management Reports of Fund Performance, which disclose how well each ETF performed in 2009. I highly recommend that every ETF investor take…
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Bonds v. Bond Funds

In my previous post, I looked at the uneasiness many investors have about bonds when interest rates are poised to go up. Some readers have argued that this discomfort can…
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The Bond Dilemma

With interest rates poised to rise later this year, I’m getting a lot of emails and comments from readers who are wary about investing in bonds. There seem to be…
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