Why I Watch Each Dividend Get Paid to my BMO InvestorLine, CIBC Investor’s Edge and RBC Direct Investing Brokerage Accounts
Why I keep an eye on my dividends and distributions and what happened to NFI’s payments for 2016.
Why Buying an Index Fund ETF Must be for the Long Term Not for a “One Year Wonder”
What investment did I make in 2014 that had a better return in 2015 than XIC or a one-year GIC?
How Can a Canadian Couple Legally Income Share to Reduce Taxes?
These two strategies allow some income-splitting between spouses regardless of whether they have any children.
If I Transfer a Stock to my US $ InvestorLine RRSP After the Record Date Where Does the Dividend Go?
After I goofed and shifted stock from my Canadian to my US ledger in my InvestorLine account after the Date of Record, I checked to see where the dividend appeared.
When Can I Spend a Dividend or Distribution Payable into my BMO InvestorLine Account?
I asked InvestorLine via their secure email MyLink service what day I can spend a dividend or distribution payable to my account. The answer was reassuring.
When Will I Get My Dividends in my InvestorLine and Investor’s Edge Brokerage Accounts?
It’s July 31! I can take my Cineplex dividend and go to the movies tonight…Can’t I?
What to Watch for When Transferring a Stock to the US Dollar Side of an InvestorLine Account
Ok here’s an easy post to read and prove to yourself that you are much smarter than I am, although I doubt that was ever in question. AKA “Don’t do what I did when moving a dividend-paying stock to your US dollar sub-account.”
How Can I Move a Stock I Hold from the Canadian Side to the US Side of my InvestorLine Account?
Once more I sally forth (like the comic strip) to test how to do something weird in my InvestorLine account: This time my task is relatively benign as I attempt to move some, but not all, of my shares in a certain Canadian financial titan from the Canadian side of my RRSP account to the newly-minted US side. Once more InvestorLine makes mysterious entries into my transaction history and My Portfolio Holdings which I will attempt to de-code to see what has happened or failed to happen and when.
My Dividend Just Doubled for CU! Or Did It? Stock Splits and BMO InvestorLine
The dividend doubled overnight! The stock is up 2.7% in the first half-hour of trading! Should I buy more? Should I sell? Should I get a life?! Tune in and tell me.
How Can I Buy an Annuity Without Giving Away my Principal?
I haven’t found a true annuity that returns your principal at the end of its term but here’s a “reasonable facsimile” to consider.
Can I Buy the Day Before the Dividend and Sell the Day after and Make Money?
How to make quick, easy money by playing the Dividend Date game! Or not.
Review the Dividend Yield, Timing and Ex-Dividend Date for Shares of a Company’s Stock Using BMO InvestorLine
InvestorLine’s Quotes+ will tell you if you buy a stock today whether you will get the next dividend payment. It will also give you some of the information you need to compare two or three dividend-paying stocks. Be careful though! There are some important things to watch out for.
How Can I Look Up What I Did, When I Did It and for How Much in a BMO InvestorLine Account?
If you hold stocks like a hot potato (now you have them, now they’re gone, now you have them again) you may sometimes need to review the history of your buys, sells, distributions and payments quickly and easily. You can use the Transaction History screen to take a focused snapshot of the past two year’s history with a stock, in all its gore and glory.
Can You Buy Additional Shares for No Fee Using a BMO InvestorLine DRIP?
What is regretful about BMO InvestorLines synthetic DRIP.
Can I DRIP the Dividends from my BlackRock iShares ETFs at BMO InvestorLine?
Can you DRIP XBB, XCB, XSB, CBO, CLF, CBH and other popular iShares ETFs?
If I Use an InvestorLine DRIP Will I Get the Discounted Price for Reinvesting in Shares?
How using a DRIP works within InvestorLine and whether you are eligible for any discounts on the stock price.
Can I DRIP US Stocks Using BMO InvestorLine?
Describes which US stocks are eligible for a DRIP from InvestorLine.
Pros and Cons of Using a DRIP for BMO InvestorLine Dividends
The benefits and drawbacks of enrolling in a DRIP through BMO InvestorLine, including the differences between real and synthetic DRIPs.