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ETF price war

Ultra-cheap ETFs have arrived in Canada thanks to new U.S. players.

  • There’s an ETF price war underway and Canadian investors are winning, according to Canadian Business magazine. BMO’s Horizons and BlackRock’s iShares are playing ball with Vanguard’s low-fee products resulting in tens of thousands of dollars in possible savings over an investment lifetime.
  • Tune into MoneySense Editor Jonathan Chevreau’s live chat Thursday at 8:30 p.m. ET hosted by CBC Doc Zone. Chevreau and company will be chatting about modern retirement and commenting on The Boomer Revolution documentary airing at 9 p.m. ET. Plus enter for your chance to win Chevreau’s financial novel Findependence Day.
  • Also, a friendly reminder that Friday is your last day to contribute to your RRSP for the 2012 tax year and potentially qualify for a juicy tax refund. Haven’t started? We’ve got you covered. Read: The procrastinator’s guide to the RRSP deadline.