My inner minimalist

There is joy to be found with less.  It sounds counter intuitive I know, but it’s something I feel more every day. I haven’t fully embraced minimalism yet but I’m curious about what that might mean for my wife and…
Generating Retirement Income

Generating Retirement Income Crappy bond yields are putting a dent in your retirement plan. Global economic growth is slowing and might slow down even more. Healthcare is becoming more expensive. How are you going to generate retirement income? At least…
2016 Predictions October Update

I enjoy predictions, I treat them as entertainment.  I had some fun with my 2015 predictions and I actually got a few of them right. Many months ago I predicted the financial markets would be a wild ride in 2016. …
September 2016 Dividend Income Update

Welcome to my latest dividend income update for 2016.  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 Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and how…
Learning to live with stocks

Bond yields are dirt-low. High interest savings accounts really don’t exist, they are a misnomer. The reality is folks, unless massive changes are coming (which I don’t foresee) low interest rates are here to stay. How on earth are you…