July 2021 Dividend Income Update

July 2021 Dividend Income Update “Do you know the only thing that gives me pleasure? It’s to see my dividends coming in.” – John D. Rockefeller. Ha. Love that quote…although….there is far more to life than dividends! Welcome to my…
Should you become a DIY investor?

Should you become a DIY investor? Should you become a DIY investor? According to a recent survey, I think you should at least consider it. But, becoming a DIY investor is not for everyone. It takes desire, time, knowledge, temperament…
June 2021 Dividend Income Update

June 2021 Dividend Income Update In our prolonged low-interest rate environment, I have every reason to believe that early retirees (or folks working towards it…) like myself should largely ignore fixed income. This means investors should really learn to live…
The emotional side of early retirement

The emotional side of early retirement Some say there is a ‘darkside’ to early retirement. Best think twice before retirement. Be careful what you wish for – they say! On and on and on… But maybe some of these warnings…
5 ways to track your financial journey

5 ways to track your financial journey The following is a guest post from youngandtheinvested. As passionate readers of My Own Advisor we know it takes some effort to track your financial journey. But you don’t have to start it…