Stop obsessing over benchmarking your portfolio

Stop obsessing over benchmarking your portfolio Benchmarking certainly has its virtues but by no means is this work essential. In fact, I would suggest you stop obsessing over benchmarking – that includes benchmarking your portfolio. Same goes about obsessing over…
December 2020 Dividend Income Update

December 2020 Dividend Income Update Welcome to my final dividend income update for 2020. Ugh, quite the year. But investing-wise, it was rather good surprisingly. Before we look at the numbers, let’s revisit our general investing plan… Approach #1 –…
Should I invest in taxable accounts?

Should I invest in taxable accounts? I’m well into my second decade of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) investing but that doesn’t mean you should invest using a taxable account like I have. Today’s post will tell you why and offer some considerations…
What are the best ETFs for my RRSP?

What are the best ETFs for my RRSP? Let’s face it…the popularity of Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) has come a long way in Canada in recent years – which is great news for investors. This could make the decision on what…
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)…
Equities built to last for your portfolio

Equities built to last for your portfolio Inspired by the recent “RRSP season” this post is about some Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) and Canadian dividend paying stocks that might not win any sprints but will win the marathon that is…