Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition, where I share some of my favourite articles and money news from the week that was.
I shared the potential value this Dividend Advisor newsletter can provide DIY investors. Here is the link to a limited time offer for My Own Advisor readers.
We reached a new milestone on our dividend investing journey – almost halfway to our goal.
Striving for an income or investing goal is useless if you don’t have your health. I believe health is your ultimate form of wealth.
Last but not least congratulations to the three (3) winners of this recent book giveaway on my site – I have just sent you some emails to respond to so I can send those books in the mail. Write me back!
Enjoy the rest of these articles from the personal finance and investing space this weekend.
Take good care,
Manulife recently boosted their dividend by over 11%.
TransCanada hiked their dividend to $0.625 per share this week.
ModernAdvisor shared some RRSP reminders. I hope to post a few of my own next week!
Michael James on Money discussed money skills between spouses. I remain very appreciative and happy my wife takes an interest in a) where our money goes, b) keeping our investing costs low and c) staying investing long-term.
Friend Stephen Weyman said this is the year you start investing. Agreed, I believe the best time to invest was actually yesterday.
According to The Globe and Mail here is what we should be watching for in the upcoming federal budget. I just hope they don’t put a lifetime contribution cap on the TFSA anytime soon. I can see those days coming…
Big Cajun Man provides a nice Family Day weekend reading roundup here.
This new blog looks at ETFs like an assorted box of LEGO bricks.
John Heinzl and I invest in a similar way – he invests in about “…two dozen companies — including banks, utilities, pipelines, power producers, consumer products makers, insurers and real estate investment trusts — plus a handful of low-cost exchange-traded funds….”. He believes if investors don’t know how many stocks they need for diversification, then index invest.
The Financial Tech had some thoughts about budgeting.
Financial Samurai asked if you want to be rich or debt free?
Andrew Hallam says watch out for expensive ETFs. Lots of them exist.