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A TFSA makes the Two-Minute Portfolio even easier

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It’s clear investors crave simplicity in portfolio building. That’s how I explain the growing level of interest in the Two-Minute Portfolio, a long-running experiment to quickly and easily invest in the Canadian stock market. The 2MP is basically a rules-based twist on indexing: You buy the two largest dividend-paying stocks by market cap in each of the S&P/TSX composite sectors and update the holdings at the beginning of every year. Note: the actual dividend yield of the stocks is irrelevant.