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Browse hundreds of posts from Dan’s award-winning blog for information about all aspects of Couch Potato investing.

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Browse hundreds of posts from Dan’s award-winning blog for information about all aspects of Couch Potato investing.

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Can ETFs Make the Market Go Up in Smoke?

[Note: This was an April Fool's joke!] Does the growing popularity of indexing and ETFs pose a real danger to the markets? As I discussed on a recent [...]

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A New ETF Structure for Accumulators

ETF launches are generally unexciting these days: most new products focus on increasingly narrow niches or exotic strategies. But last week BMO unveil [...]

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Ask the Spud: Can I Make Taxable Investing Easier?

In Episode 4 of the Canadian Couch Potato podcast, I answered the following question from a listener named Jakob: I’m currently investing with all my [...]

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Model Portfolio Update for 2017

After two years with no changes to my Couch Potato model portfolios, the 2017 edition comes with an update to the ETF version. Before I get to the det [...]

Couch Potato Portfolio Returns for 2016

If you believe the media, 2016 was an annus horribilis: some even dubbed it the worst year ever. I think there were a few years during the Great Depre [...]

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Making Sense of Capital Gains Distributions

Imagine you’re part of a group of 10 friends at a restaurant to celebrate the holidays. Everyone else arrives on time and enjoys cocktails, appetizers [...]

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Tangerine Expands Its Lineup

The Tangerine Investment Funds have long been part of my model portfolios, as they’re a simple way to build a broadly diversified index portfolio with [...]