A great day indeed…my morning commute to work was almost traffic congestion free; I didn’t spill my coffee; the weather was great, the sun was shining…and it’s the start of a loonngg weekend no less! …But that’s not the only…

Lately, I’ve been thinking a great deal about buying JNJ for my RRSP portfolio, and here’s why: -Great history of paying dividends, -Excellent brand, -Highly diversified, multinational, -Arguably one of the best managed US blue-chip stocks (ever), and -High Canadian…

So, I took the plunge and made a purchase of HR.UN as part of my 2010 TFSA contribution. H&R REIT is a TSX-listed, open-ended Real Estate Investment Trust. HR.UN holds interests in 34 office properties, 118 single-tenant industrial properties, 117…

This week, I welcome BNS to my DRIP family. I’ve wanted to own BNS for awhile and with the market downturn last week I made a small purchase.  I’ll be setting up my DRIP and OCP within the next few…

Well, I made my REI.UN purchase, but closer to $19/share than today’s close of $18/share. OUCH! Waiting and buying at closer to $18 would have saved me almost $200 or about 5% of my purchase. Alas, a lesson learned: wait…

Testing, Testing…..my first post of many. Well, I took a huge plunge this week, buying a few hundred shares of CIBC (CM) and Sun Life (SLF). I plan to DRIP these stocks for many years to come. Wish me luck!