Crazy things people say about money

I’m not one to judge but every so often I’ll hear a comment about money that just makes me shake my head. I’m not even talking about people being misinformed; some of these statements I’ve heard are straight out crazy. “I…
The Mental Side of Debt

Tom Bradley recently responded to some questions from young homeowners about debt and it got me thinking about the mortgage paydown versus investing debate, again.  For us there will be an enormous amount of emotional well-being when we’re debt-free.  While…
Why buy individual stocks at all?

This was the question investing expert Larry Swedroe recently challenged investors in this article here.  I agree with most of what Larry says, hard to argue with the evidence and his expertise, but there is one thing I’m still not…
February 2015 Dividend Income Update

Welcome to my latest dividend income update.  For those of you new to these posts on my site, every month I discuss my approach to investing using Canadian dividend paying stocks and some low-cost Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and how…