Last month, I wrote the following:  the ebbs and flows of the market don’t faze me much.  While economic uncertainty will always be on the horizon, I had to chuckle when I read a recent article on the iShares website.   Overall, a very good…

Over the last few months, seems like every time I provide my dividend income update, I’m also talking about markets acting like a yo-yo.  200 points up.  400 points down.  100 points up. To be honest, the ebbs and flows of the…

Hard to believe it’s already been a month since my last dividend income update – summer is really flying by! Last month I asked if readers were panicked about the stock market. Some readers, like Jon Evan said “sell in May and go…

Hard to believe it’s already been a month since my last net worth update but alas, here I am. I don’t know where you live in our fabulous country, but it’s been pretty hot in the Capital lately. I wish I…

Well, it’s been a busy month folks.  No major transactions to report but there was lots of work accomplished around the house!   Ah well.   If I’m not making big financial gains at least some progress is being made elsewhere in my life! Actually, that’s not entirely…

I don’t know about you, but I believe the cost of energy and other essential services are only moving in one direction.  For example, we’re paying over $100 per month in Enbridge gas bills right now.  What will the cost of…

In some recent Globe & Mail “Invest Like a Legend” articles, I found both Bob Taterrsall’s and Stephen Jarislowsky’s approaches.  For Tattersall, what I found revealing but maybe not surprising was his no-nonsense approach to equities. The co-founder of the…

January 2011 Dividend Income Update One of the best things about blogging is the opportunity to share perspectives, opinions, knowledge and expertise.  I’ve said it before; there are some very bright DIY investors out there.  It’s great to tap into…

December 2010 Dividend Income Update Last month, shareholders (like me) of Enbridge were given another reason to be happy for the holidays:  the Calgary-based pipeline giant said it would increase its dividend by 15% to $0.49 per share, payable on…

November 2010 Dividend Income Update A few days late with my dividend income update, but better late than never! It’s been hectic week since we got back from vacation but in a good way. My wife celebrated her birthday this…

In last month’s dividend income update, I said the following: “We might add more to our BNS position, maybe another $50 or $100 if we can but even if we don’t, I bet our dividend income will increase again –…