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18/04 April 2018

Active versus passive investing: Tax-free savings account – a helpful tool in your investment strategy

By Allan Gray, Portfolio Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy This article on Tax-free Savings Accounts (TFSAs) may help you better understand and take advantage of the benefits of this savings vehicle. Jamie Golombek, Managing Director, Tax and Estate Planning with CIBC Financial Planning and Advice, outlines some aspects of TFSAs below. The TFSA first became available […]

18/03 March 2018

Active versus passive investing: Part 2 – Is it worth paying management fees?

by Allan Gray, Portfolio Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy As a refresher, passive investments attempt to mimic the composition of a market and produce results that are similar to that market. Passive investments include index mutual funds and most ETFs, and generally charge lower management fees than active funds. On the other hand, the main objective […]

18/01 January 2018

A primer on active versus passive investing

by Allan Gray, Portfolio Manager, CIBC Wood Gundy   As an investor, it’s important to think about how you’d like to invest your money. Depending on your needs and goals, you can consider a passive or active investment approach. Passive Investing Passive investing attempts to mimic the composition of a market and produce results that […]