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Six dividend-growth stocks for your RRSP

When building a retirement nest egg, dividend growth stocks can offer investors the best of both worlds – potential capital gains, and rising regular payouts even when markets turn flat or shaky.<p>Dividends can play a key role in an investor's total return. Studies show that companies that increase …

3 Monthly Pay Dividend Stock Lists For 2017

<b>The Dividend Dogs Rule</b><p>Stocks earned the "dog" moniker by exhibiting three traits: (1) paying reliable, repeating dividends, (2) their prices fell to …

This Stock Could Turn a $10,000 Investment Into $1,000 in Future Annual Cash Flow

Image source: Getty Images.<p><i>"The thing is, if you're just oogling fat current dividend yields you are missing the more profitable boat. When it comes to dividend investing, the far smarter play is to zero in on companies that consistently increase their dividend payouts."</i><p><i>--</i>Wealthifi<p>Too often, income …

9 Easy-to-Use Budget Templates

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Whether you're single, part of a couple, or even head of a large family, creating a budget is a great way to track expenses and income to keep you on track toward your financial goals. Although a simple home budget worksheet can be scribbled out with plain pencil, paper, …

Yes, you really can get cash-back rewards for shopping

In a world of cyber scams and phishing schemes, any website that offers free money is met with eye-rolling and skepticism.<p>So when you get an email about a site that promises to give you cash back on purchases, you’re probably tempted to delete it right away. But not so fast. Some websites, often …

Discontinued car models for 2016

As showrooms and dealer lots fill with the latest automotive glam for the 2016 model year, a shadow is cast over cars headed for the automotive grave.<p>Over a dozen discontinued models — the outcasts and underperformers, the models time passed and consumers forgot — will fade away in 2016. Some were …

Plug-in Hybrid EVs

The 18 best movies on Netflix you've probably never heard of

There are so many movies on Netflix that your typical Friday night is probably spent trying to find something to watch, as opposed to actually watching something.<p>The streaming service has a huge, rotating selection of movies both old and new. It is hard to navigate through Netflix's massive library …

40 Best Science Fiction TV Shows of All Time

40<p>‘Humans’ (2015-Present)<p>This British import that showed up on AMC last the summer was drowned out by buzzier shows; we're hoping the upcoming second …

TV

These 12 Dashcams Will Give You an Extra Pair of Eyes While Driving

Keep your auto insurance rate and peace of mind intact with these clever accessories!<p>Often a source of YouTube entertainment, dashcams continue to gain popularity among drivers for a few key reasons. Opportunities to become a YouTube sensation aside, dashcam footage is frequently being used by …

Dashcam

How to Watch TV Through Your Xbox One, Even Without Cable

Microsoft has downplayed the Xbox One’s TV features since its launch, but the Xbox One still offers useful TV integration. It’s even been enhanced: …

17 Skewers You'll Be Grilling and Eating All Summer

Fire up your grill, because that's all you'll be using to cook this warm season — thanks to these 17 beyond-delicious skewer recipes that feature a touch of Latin flair. Tell us you don't want to try the mango and chili shrimp ones above or the chicken fajita kebabs and steak with chimichurri …

Five hidden vacation gems from across Canada

In 2012, I moved to Canada from Britain and since then have been crisscrossing this gorgeous nation, soaking up its beauty from coast to coast to coast. Canadians often say to me that I’ve been to more places in their country than they have, and I always reply that’s such a shame, because damn, …

48 Classic Italian Recipes That Make Us Want to Quit Our Jobs, Move to Tuscany, and Drink Chianti All Day

There's nothing quite like these classic Italian recipes, from Cacio e Pepe to Pasta a la Gricia, and hello, pesto.<p>Nobody does impeccable pasta dishes, quality meats, and seasonal, simple vegetables prepared well quite like the Italians. That's why we don't mess with these recipes—they're …

Hawaiian Rib-Eye Steak

4 Servings<p>Now you can make one of Hillstone’s most popular dishes at home, a decision you will never regret.<p>April 2016Print<p>Ingredients<p>Steak<p>2 cups pineapple juice<p>½ cup soy sauce<p>½ cup sugar<p>5 tablespoons apple cider vinegar<p>2 teaspoons toasted sesame oil<p>⅓ cup chopped white onion<p>1 1-inch piece ginger, …

This Amazing Budget Trick Will Help You Actually Save Money

There are a ton of techy ways to spend smarter, but even though they’re designed to make budgeting easier for everyone, sometimes millennials still feel like they’re just trying to avoid going totally broke. That’s why we were so excited when we stumbled across an awesome budgeting template that’s …

Personal Finance

26 Awesome TV Shows From Around The World

Great television knows no borders.<p>Note: some responses have been edited and condensed for length or clarity.

BMW Reduces Free Maintenance Program

To further entice customers into their luxury showrooms, some automakers have been bundling complimentary maintenance programs with their cars, …

auto

18 Great Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Superjams

“Roll Over Beethoven” (1986)<p><i>Chuck Berry, Keith Richards, Jerry Lee Lewis, Neil Young and Billy Joel</i><p>"This is the gentleman who started it all," said …

Music

3 Dividend Stocks To Buy Now And Hold Forever

With the S&P 500 down nearly 7% in the last three weeks alone, you can’t be blamed for wanting to throw up your hands and sell all your stocks.<p>But that’s the worst thing you could do, especially if you have a long time horizon and you mainly hold dividend-paying US companies. In fact, if you’re in …

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Canadian dairy farmers head to Maui in last ditch effort against TPP

For Canadian dairy farmers such as Jayne MacDonald of Newtown Cross, PEI, the far-reaching Pacific Rim trade talks entering the final stretch in Hawaii this week are a giant question mark hanging over their future.<p>Milk producers in Canada say they're hesitant to make major decisions about their …

The Best Meat for Slow Cooking Also Saves You Money

Good news for carnivores on a budget: You don’t have to spend big to eat hearty. Here's how to turn the cheapest cuts of meat into the most …

Best Steak Marinade in Existence Recipe

"This is a family recipe that has been developed only over the last 5 years. In this short time it's made me famous in our close circle, but until …

7 of the Best 'Buy Once and Play' Mobile Games

No microtransactions here! These are the best games you can buy and fully play, without fear of being nickel-and-dimed.<p>Pop-up ads. In-app purchases. …

Investor enjoys fifteen years of early retirement thanks to dividend stocks

<b>Susan Brunner</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Early retiree<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Mostly Canadian dividend stocks, including Royal Bank of Canada, Power Financial Corp., Enbridge Inc. and TransCanada Corp; for diversity: consumer and industrial stocks, including Canadian Tire Corp. Ltd. and Canadian National Railway Co.<p><b>The investor</b><p>…

Amazon Deal: Anker Bluetooth Keyboard for Smartphones/Tablets on Sale for $25.99

If you’ve been on the hunt for an affordable and portable Bluetooth keyboard for your iPhone or iPad (or other Bluetooth compatible device), check …

Canada under Conservatives was the freest and most tolerant nation in the world, study finds

It comes a little late for Stephen Harper’s Conservatives, but Canada has been named both the freest and most tolerant country in the world. It’s …