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John Heinzl

Investment Reporter and Columnist

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John Heinzl's model dividend portfolio

Strategy Lab experts started with a hypothetical $50,000 portfolio on Sept. 13, 2012. We’ll monitor their portfolios on a regular basis.

Aug 02, 2017

Five simple ways to de-stress your investing plan

Following this program won’t necessarily generate the highest or most tax-efficient returns, but it will reduce your workload and stress level and might even save you a few bucks in accounting fees

Jul 28, 2017

I sold my house. Is this a good time to invest the cash?

We recently sold our house and will be renting for the near future in the Toronto area. I now have a sizable amount of cash and I am thinking I will pay half the mortgage on our investment property and invest the balance. Is this a bad time to dump ...

Jul 21, 2017

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John Heinzl has been writing about business and investing since 1990. A native of Hamilton, he earned a master's degree from the University of Western Ontario's Graduate School of Journalism and completed the Canadian Securities Course with honours. His weekly Yield Hog columns explore the world of dividend stocks, bonds and other income-producing securities, and his explanatory Investor Clinic columns and videos aim to inform and educate investors who want to take control of their money. He also writes the irreverent Stars and Dogs feature that appears every Saturday in Report on Business and contributes car reviews to Globe Drive.



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