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…
How to diversify my TFSA using ETFs

How to diversify my TFSA using ETFs The Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) is a gift to all Canadian investors. I mean, who doesn’t love tax-free money? Still got a bunch of cash in your TFSA?  That’s fine (I guess)…

“By definition, index funds provide the most diversification in each asset class and eliminate all uncompensated risk.  In contrast, active fund managers rely on less diversification to beat the index.  The managers either limit their holdings to a few favorable…