Harvest’s ETF Series Classification Table

Harvest offers these ETFs in the following currency units: ETF Ticker Currency  Explanation Harvest Healthcare Leaders Income ETF HHL Hedged to CAD Priced in Canadian dollars, distribution paid in CAD and has the portfolio value hedged to the Canadian dollar (ie. Most...

Generating Tax Efficient Cash Flows Using Covered Calls

A Question & Answer Primer   The yield on a Harvest Equity ETFs is high compared to the stocks in the portfolio – is that sustainable? The distribution generated for each ETF is made up of the dividends earned on the holdings and premiums from writing covered...

Why Some Investors Prefer Currency-hedged ETFs?

As a Canadian investor, if you hold an ETF with foreign equities in the portfolio, you may want protection from currency swings. For example, a rising CAD (falling USD) would lower the foreign stock returns in the portfolio. In this case, a currency hedging strategy...

Harvest CEO Discusses Retirement Income Solutions

Published by Harvest ETFs (Managed by Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.) Michael Kovacs President & Chief Executive Officer Harvest Portfolios Group 1. How Do Harvest ETFs Provide For Retirement Income Needs? 2. How Do Retirees Generate Income In A Low Interest Rate...

How To Stretch Your Investments For A Longer Retirement

Published by Harvest ETFs (Managed by Harvest Portfolios Group Inc.) Should you shift your investment strategies post-retirement? The saving and investing strategy you use to accumulate money during your working life is different from the one you use to manage your...

Explaining RRIF Calculations

Registered Retirement Income Fund (RRIF) payments are calculated based on either your age or the age of your spouse or common-law partner. To maximize the tax-deferral opportunities of your RRIF, you should calculate your annual RRIF payments based on the age of the...

Will my savings last through retirement?

When determining how long into retirement your savings will last, portfolio returns are certainly a factor, and the higher the return the better, obviously. But the order or “sequence” of returns will also impact your savings’ longevity. Returns change over...

Considerations for Canadians with properties in the U.S.

Harvest ETF U Series are ETFs that trade in US dollar units but are listed on the Canadian TSX exchange.  They have a U. prefix after the ticker simple, for example: HBF.U.   This means that Canadian investors with US property can benefit from a reduced currency...

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