Almost two years ago, I decided to start my first full DRIP with Enbridge. I choose Enbridge (ENB) after coming home from work one day, getting the mail, and opening my monthly invoice from them. After reading my invoice more…

To diversify my investments, I’ve been thinking about adding a telecommunications company (telco) to my portfolio, namely, one or more of the “big three”. Most personal finance and investing gurus have advocated this in some shape or form since holding…

While definitions will vary slightly and some are more detailed than others, I define Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) this way: an investment product that acts like a stock but also like a mutual fund that can be bought and sold…

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 more JNJ for my RRSP portfolio, and here’s why: Great history of paying dividends Excellent brands Highly diversified, multinational Large capital gains Arguably one of the best managed US blue-chip stocks…

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…

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. Check out my…