DIY Investor Profile – Robert Gibb

Robert Gibb is a Victoria-based Dividend Reinvestment Plan (DRIP) investor who has been investing in dividend paying stocks for years.  My Own Advisor recently contacted this seasoned do-it-yourself (DIY) investor to answer a few questions about investing in stocks, his…

Getting started with DRIPs and SPPs (Part 4 of 4) DRIPping Canadian dividend-paying stocks can be fun but more importantly, it can be an excellent wealth-building strategy. Imagine building some passive income from Canadian dividend-paying stocks over the next few years,…

Getting started with DRIPs and SPPs There’s do-it-yourself investing and then there’s really do-it-yourself investing. I’d definitely put full dividend reinvestment plans (DRIPs) that include share purchase plans (SPPs) in the latter category. I wrote this on Dividend Ninja’s site a…

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…

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. Wish me luck!