To DRIP or not to DRIP, is that the question? This Shakespeare-esque question popped into my head again after reading other blog articles about Dividend Reinvestment Plans (DRIPs). Personal finance and investing is, after all, personal, so I’m not convinced…

Last month, I wrote the following:  the ebbs and flows of the market don’t faze me much.  While economic uncertainty will always be on the horizon, I had to chuckle when I read a recent article on the iShares website.   Overall, a very good…

My favourite Canadian bond ETFs I said last week:  while dividend-investing takes some time and effort, investing in some ETF products in my opinion, does not.   For today’s post, I thought I would share some of my favourite Canadian bond ETFs. Why…

While dividend-investing takes some time and effort, investing in some ETF products in my opinion, does not. In fact, I bet you can construct the Canadian equity portion of your portfolio with relative ease.   This post, will hopefully help you do just that.…

Based on an article I read recently in the Seattle Times, it sounds like some of Silicon Valley’s young tech phenoms aren’t spending their millions on sexy fast cars or big houses.   In fact, a few of these multi-millionaire hot…
Why I drive an 11-year-old car

For years, I’ve owned my Mazda.   It has no power windows.  It has no power locks.  It has no cruise control or toys like a sunroof.  It has no multi-disc CD player, let alone an MP3 port or iPod docking station. …