The Best Investments for a Self Directed RRSP

There are many different types of investments you can have in your self-directed RRSP – here is a list of the most common: Mutual funds Common and preferred shares of Canadian corporations listed on any Canadian and many foreign stock exchanges Fixed income securities including bonds, debentures, strip bonds and notes that are: issued by [...]

What You Need to Know about Canadian RRSPs – and How to Lower Your Taxes

Registered Retirement Savings Plans (RRSPs) are investment accounts designed to help you save for your retirement. As a Canadian government-regulated retirement savings vehicle, RRSP’s have special tax benefits, such as reducing the amount of income tax you pay each year.  In addition, the money you save has the potential for years of tax-deferred growth, because [...]