The case for keeping stocks, period.

The case for keeping stocks, period. In general, the longer your time horizon, the more stocks you should hold in your portfolio. Historically speaking, stocks have offered the highest returns of any major asset class over decades of investing.  This…
Why budgets work (and don’t)

Why budgets work (and don’t) Some financial experts will argue budgets don’t work because you can’t possibly predict the future.  You can’t possibly set aside an accurate amount of money for various expenses that may or may not happen.  You…
Benefits of The 6-Pack Portfolio

Benefits of The 6-Pack Portfolio Long-time fans of this site will know I love investing using a basket of dividend paying stocks for many reasons.  I mean, who doesn’t like rising income over time? In recent weeks I earned a…
April 2018 Dividend Income Update

April 2018 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 our approach to investing focusing on Canadian dividend paying stocks.  We believe buying…
2018 Financial Goals – May Update

2018 Financial Goals – May Update Spring has finally sprung in Ottawa! That means since my last update here, it’s time for a financial goals update. Now, as a reminder, here are our two big hairy audacious long-term financial goals:…