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Outlook for September 2017

Is there anything that will make investors falter during these times? The market seems to be resilient to any/all bad news that comes its way as …

Top Dividend Raises & Cuts for July 2017

Dividend growth investing is a popular model followed by the investing community to build assets. Companies which not only pay dividends, but raise …

Passive Income Update - Jul 2017

Welcome to our monthly passive income update for July 2017. This is part of the scorecard series where we track our dividends and other sources of …

Outlook for August 2017

Markets continue their march higher, although some cracks are starting to appear. Amazon, one of the big five that is shouldering this stock market …

Stock Markets

Recent Buy - Brookfield Asset Management

A new purchase in Baby R2R‘s portfolio this time. Regular readers may be aware that I started a two-part portfolio for Baby R2R earlier this year. …

2 Recent Buys - KL, AQN

• Last week saw some tumultuous time in the resource sector and almost all gold miners took a hit. The fundamentals havent changed for most of these …

Q2 2017

Welcome to the quarterly update for Q2 2017. This is part of a series where I track our financial progress on a quarterly basis. I present three …

Outlook for July 2017

Markets continue their march higher, week after week. June turned out to be another month with the market hitting all time highs. Nothing seems to …

2017 Top Investment Picks

At the beginning of the year, I put together a list of top picks from the investment community and track them on this website. This is just meant to …

Passive Income Update - Mar 2017

Welcome to our monthly passive income update for March 2017. This is part of the scorecard series where we track our dividends and other sources of …

Outlook for April 2017

Q1 wrapped up with more disconnect between the fundamentals and the performance of equity markets. There are plenty of very questionable areas of the …

Investing

Top Dividend Raises & Cuts for February 2017

Dividend growth investing is a popular model followed by the investing community to build assets. Companies which not only pay dividends, but raise …

Outlook for March 2017

The insanity continues! The DJIA continued posting all-time highs for 12 consecutive days in February. One would think that investors would care …

Stock Markets

Options Trading

Recently I noted in a post that I opened up a new Interactive Brokers account in order to trade options more economically. I also shared how to move …

Toronto-Dominion Bank Dividend Stock Analysis 2017

Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD.TO)(TD) is the second largest of the Canadian banks by market cap. The company provides a diversified array of financial …

Royal Bank of Canada Dividend Stock Analysis 2017

Royal Bank of Canada (RY.TO)(RY) is the largest of the Canadian banks by market cap. The company provides a diversified array of financial services …

Recent Buy - Baby R2R's New Portfolio

At the beginning of January, I set the following goal for the financial well being of our baby daughter. I am happy to report that I have started …

Investing

Top Dividend Raises & Cuts for January 2017

Dividend growth investing is a popular model followed by the investing community to build assets. Companies which not only pay dividends, but raise …

Passive Income Update - Jan 2017

Welcome to our monthly passive income update for January 2017. This is part of the scorecard series where we track our dividends and other sources of …

Investing

2 Recent Buys - CU, NGD

Some quick updates for the recent moves in my portfolio. I made a few purchases in January that I never got around to documenting, so here it is.<p>I …

Investing

Outlook for February 2017

Wow…we are already one month done in 2017. Time sure flies by. Things are getting pretty interesting in the market these days. The stock market is …

Investing

Gundlach sees Trump views weakening dollar, boosting TIPS demand

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Jeffrey Gundlach, who oversees more than $101 billion of assets as chief executive of DoubleLine Capital, has predicted a weaker dollar and more demand for inflation-protected securities now that U.S. President Donald Trump has "doubled down" on his stance regarding trade and …

Markets

Goals for 2017

<b>Total passive income of $10,000</b> – This may not seem like a big jump compared to the $9,000 goal from 2016. But regular readers may be aware that I …

2016 Review

Welcome to the annual 2016 update. This is part of a series where I track our financial progress on a regular basis. I present four parts in this …

Investing

Why I Always Have Direct Investment Exposure to International Markets

Asset Allocation Return Quilt Since 2000<i>The Following is a guest post from Bryan. He writes about his family's Flexibly Independent lifestyle and</i> …

Passive Income Update - Dec 2016

Welcome to our monthly passive income update for December 2016. This is part of the scorecard series where we track our dividends and other sources …

Investing

This accounting professor uses a classic investment approach

<b>Camillo Lento</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Associate professor of accounting<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Mostly Canadian dividend-paying stocks, real estate investment trust (REITs) and income funds, including BCE Inc., Smart REIT, Cineplex Inc. and A&W Royalties Income Fund.<p><b>The investor</b><p>As a holder of both the chartered professional …

Top Investment Picks For 2017

I asked bloggers to pick one investment security as their top pick for 2017.<p>Rules were to pick one: stock, bond, commodity, ETF or any form of …

Top Investment Picks for 2017

As the new year rolls out, I decided that it would be a fun experiment to run and collect top investment picks for 2017. I reached out to the …

The Most Popular Investor Picks for Emerging Markets in 2017

These are some clear favorites among investors for 2017. All things Russian and Indian are popular, as are Brazilian corporate bonds and Mexico’s …

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