In my last post, I mentioned our vacation to Argentina has quickly come and gone, but not without many memories and experiences. Our vacation started in Buenos Aires and we stayed in “BA” for 5 full days. It was an…

Asset Location, Location, Location Investors hear plenty about asset allocation and asset diversification but in my opinion not so much about asset location. Why is that?  Why is asset location often overlooked? I know I used to, but no longer,…

In last month’s dividend income update, I said the following: “We might add more to our BNS position, maybe another $50 or $100 if we can but even if we don’t, I bet our dividend income will increase again –…

Earlier this year, I made a small purchase of H&R Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) for half of my 2010 TFSA contribution. I don’t normally watch my TFSA investments, but after casually looking at where HR.UN is today, I must…

Some time ago I wrote about my LIRA.  No, not some Turkish currency I have lying around the house, but my Locked-In Retirement Account (LIRA). Recall a LIRA may be better known as a locked-in RRSP. These accounts originate from…