Welcome to another Weekend Reading edition, where I share some of my favourite personal finance and investing articles from the week that was. In case you missed it, here was my overdue post about our dividend income journey and I got a chance to chat with Andrew Graham, CEO of Borrowell.
Enjoy your weekend everyone and take care.
Thanks to Dividend Growth Investor for posting my article: why I use dividend growth investing. There was some inspiration when I read this comment to my article: “My wife and I are on target to hit $80,000 in dividend income this year and with our principal residence paid off years ago, and rental properties which are free and clear, we sleep well at night. Lots of changes happening where I work and if I do become a casualty as our employers “realigns” its resources, I don’t really care if I am downsized.” Great place to be in…
Our Big Fat Wallet said condos are not a great investment.
When it comes to Canadian bank stocks, Michael James on Money doesn’t believe they are safe stocks.
Sure Dividend had a great early retirement essay here.
Andrew Hallam reminds us time in the market beats market timing. So, he suggests if you have money to invest, just do it!
The Dividend Guy (Mike McNeil) was featured by friend Larry MacDonald in this Globe Me and My Money article.
Krystal Yee remains out of the Vancouver housing market – and for good reason.
Here are some model portfolios to consider from Boomer & Echo.
Million Dollar Journey updated the net worth profile of a reader, Karl, the real estate agent.
Big Cajun Man discussed some fees and penalties that have disappeared.
John Heinzl reminded us financial experts who honestly admit “I don’t know” (where the market is going) wouldn’t get any headlines.
Preet Banerjee has a new video out about investing timelines and rates of return. Depending upon your investing timeline, savings rate, and your return expectations, this math will be a reality check for some – go watch.