Why would anyone own bonds now?

Why would anyone own bonds now? Many investors have been saying for years that rates can only go up from here, rates can only go one direction, rates will eventually go up. Will they? This begs a question I get…
Weekend Reading – Climate crisis edition

Weekend Reading – Climate crisis edition Hey Friends, Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – the climate crisis edition. You can read my last edition about taxable investing and the superficial loss rule here. Earlier this week: I shared…
2021 Financial Goals – August Update

2021 Financial Goals – August Update “You are never too old to set a new goal…” “When you’re young, you don’t learn to walk unless you fall over.” “If something is important enough, even if the odds are against you,…
3 ETFs I want to buy in 2021

3 ETFs I want to buy in 2021 Passionate readers of this site will know I’ve been a hybrid investor for well over a decade. I love my dividend paying stocks from Canada and a few from the U.S., for…
5 stocks I bought more of in 2020

5 stocks I bought more of in 2020 I’ve been a DIY investor for over 10 years now. So, coupled with a prior decade of leveraging an advisor and largely investing through trial-and-error, I believe I have some genuine “do’s”…
2020 Financial Goals – December Update

2020 Financial Goals – December Update When it comes to goals, I once read the following: “Set goals that both excite you and scare you at the same time.” The reasoning behind that is simple: goals should motivating and somewhat…
How I used to sabotage my portfolio

How I used to sabotage my portfolio Some recent reader questions prompted me to update this post – let’s go! Dedicated readers of this site will know I spend a lot of time writing about what’s working in my financial…