As of January 1, 2011, Bell Aliant Regional Communication Income Fund Unites (TSX: BA.UN) will complete the conversion from an income trust structure to a corporate structure.
Changes to Canadian taxation rules that come into effect on January 1st entail that Canadian income trusts will now be subject to taxation just as if they were corporations. [...]
Today’s online discount brokerage investor may never have had the experience of seeing or touching an old-school stock certificate like the one in my previous post on canceling your DRIPs.
Ownership of stocks today usually falls in the hands of the broker you buy and sell through. When the broker holds the stocks for you, it’s [...]
There was a time when I first learned about DRIPs when I had some idea that I would eventually own some shares in every one, or almost every one. Over the years as I’ve learned more about investing in general, I’ve realized that (1) I don’t need a portfolio that big and (2) not all [...]
Many of these tips will no doubt apply to Computershare US and Australia, etc., too. I’ve been thinking about Computershare again lately as I try to get two more DRIPs up and running (if you don’t know about DRIPs, read about why I think you should be in them or how they’re perfect no [...]