How much cash should you keep?

How much cash should you keep? Inspired by a number of reader questions over the years, I thought I would chime in on this subject: how much cash should you keep including our plans when it comes to cash. Reader…
ETFs to generate retirement income

ETFs to generate retirement income I’ve written on this site many times that you need to consider what you spend to figure out your “enough” number for retirement. But how to generate retirement income and/or what to invest in to generate meaningful…
How to Beat the TSX (BTSX)

How to Beat the TSX (BTSX) Ever growing income. Beating the index. Sounds like fiction, right? This is how you Beat the TSX in today’s post. The long history of how to beat the TSX (BTSX) Many years ago, I…
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…
How I built my dividend portfolio

How I built my dividend portfolio For years, many years in fact, subscribers have asked about my step-by-step approach to building (and maintaining) my dividend income portfolio. Well, today’s post is an update on that approach including how I built…
Millennials want to FIRE at age 50

Millennials want to FIRE at age 50 Whether you agree with the FIRE (Financial Independence, Retire Early) movement or not – it’s a big thing. Personally, I’m a huge believer in clear goals. If FIRE at age 50 is your…
My Financial Independence Plan

My Financial Independence Plan I think this is always worth repeating: plans may be helpful but it’s the process of planning and re-planning that’s important for success. This includes your financial independence plan and for today’s post – my own!…