Hi Everyone!  Well, I’ve finally made the move…to my own site. Yup, you can now read My Own Advisor at myownadvisor.ca. While I expect some challenges and glitches over the coming weeks, I hope you’ll be patient with me. If you’ve…

Why become a DIY investor? I’m back from vacation folks…now back to the world of personal finance and investing… In recent decades, the financial world has changed. With the click of a mouse, you can buy or sell pretty much…

I don’t know about you, but I believe the cost of energy and other essential services are only moving in one direction.  For example, we’re paying over $100 per month in Enbridge gas bills right now.  What will the cost of…

For dividend investors, buying and holding dividend paying stocks, I’d argue stock screening tools are not an absolute necessity. A bold statement I know. Why do I feel that way? Well, first of all, established dividend-paying companies are well-known and have…

I don’t like debt. It doesn’t consume me but I do think about it often enough.  I guess that makes me an oddball or at least a little bit paranoid because I read articles everyday in the Globe & Mail and…

In some recent Globe & Mail “Invest Like a Legend” articles, I found both Bob Taterrsall’s and Stephen Jarislowsky’s approaches.  For Tattersall, what I found revealing but maybe not surprising was his no-nonsense approach to equities. The co-founder of the…