Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition, some of my favourite articles from the week that was.
Let’s get to it – here are my recent posts:
Almost golfing season in Ottawa…can’t wait…
My inspiration, my recent visit to the 13th at Augusta National Golf Club.
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Friend Barry Choi said to avoid these tax mistakes if you’re a freelancer.
Mr. 1500 is now financially free. His goal was to build a debt-free portfolio of $1,000,000 by February 2017. He’s done very well and is now done with formal work for good.
Did you know you could earn about $50,000 per year in dividends, tax free? There’s a small catch but it’s true thanks to the Dividend Tax Credit. Consider for Ontario, the tax rate (combined federal/Ontario) on eligible Canadian dividends in 2016 was actually minus 6.86% on the first $41,536 of such income.
Traveller abroad The Dividend Guy highlighted a few popular dividend stocks not to hold.
Family Money Plan shared the simplest way to control you credit card spending.
Fellow dividend investor Tawcan provided a detailed TFSA guide.
Financial Samurai provided a housing expense guideline for realizing financial independence.
Sure Dividend compared a couple of high-yielding and profitable REITs.
Here are some reasons to file a tax return, even if you don’t have to pay taxes.
Dividend Earner believes your RRSP should not be your only retirement plan.
Retire Happy told us to not let capital gains taxes dominate our investing decisions.
From the oldie but goodie file…do you need a million dollar portfolio to retire well? Of course you do.