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Dan Kent

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Name:
Stocktrades
Category:
Investing
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Money
Start Year:
2016

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Location:
Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Age:
20s
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Team
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
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Latest Blog Posts

We’re taking a little step off the beaten path this week and talking about home ownership. Last week, I warned investors about the downfalls of investing on hype, mainly within the cannabis industry. This week, we’re going to talk about a huge tool I used to purchase my first home at 21 years old. A... The post How I Used The RRSP Home Buyers Plan To Purchase My First House appeared ...
Posted: Feb 12 2018 @ 1:30 PM
Most if not all view the government and more precisely the tax authorities as a malignant money sucking spirit that cares about one thing and one thing only – filling its own coffers. Such a viewpoint comes under scrutiny when certain elements of the tax system are discussed. This article covers one of those, known... The post TFSA Limit And Other Key TFSA Information For 2018 appeared first on . ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 7:34 PM
In early October, I was lucky enough to make what I figured to be a speculative purchase at the time of Canopy Growth Corporation (WEED.TO). I purchased around $2500 in WEED at $11.49 a share. Now, I did my due diligence on Canopy. Ultimately, Canopy was a company that was bleeding money, but they were... The post Canadian Cannabis Stocks – A Harsh Lesson In Buying On Hype appeared first on ...
Posted: Feb 04 2018 @ 6:41 PM
The road to self-directed investing for me has been a bumpy ride. I’m sure if you read last weeks piece you’ll know that my first and last attempt at day trading was followed by a quick loss of almost 40% of my investment portfolio. Now, I know that day trading and taking an aggressive approach... The post Is My Investment Portfolio Too Passive' The Road To Growth Stocks appeared first on ...
Posted: Jan 27 2018 @ 6:20 PM
I wouldn’t be much of an investor if I didn’t have a horror story to tell would I' There are a plethora of questions you can ask a grizzled veteran of the stock market, but I am betting the first two that pop into your head are the following: What is the worst investment you’ve... The post The Worst Investment I Ever Made, And How I Learned From It. appeared first ...
Posted: Jan 22 2018 @ 3:51 PM
Are you looking for some fun and interesting ways to round out your portfolio' While you can diversify your stock investments by holding various companies in different industries, countries, and market segments, many advisors also recommend holding some of your portfolio in alternative investments. If you’re looking for something new and different, there are several... The post Alternative Investments to Diversify Your Portfolio appeared first on . ...
Posted: Jan 18 2018 @ 4:06 AM
Before I start this Wealthsimple review, it is important to first understand the inner workings of a Robo-Advisor. Robo-Advisors are relatively new fin-tech investment platforms with the first one having been launched in 2008. They are a web-based trading platform offering financial services through proprietary algorithms. Unlike most financial service planning services, there is typically... The post Wealthsimple Review 2018 | Canada’s Best Robo-Advisor appeared first on . ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 6:20 PM
Building a list of the best stocks to buy on the TSX is no easy task. Mainly because the TSX is primarily dominated by three sectors (financials, energy, and materials) who make up over two-thirds of the market. Financials are for the most part established, low to moderate growth companies. Both energy and materials have... The post Best Stocks To Buy In Canada – The Top 13 Growth Stocks On The ...
Posted: Jan 08 2018 @ 3:23 AM
A joke on Twitter sometime around March last year read as follows: “I am happy that I learned about parallelograms at school, it has really come in handy this parallelograms season!” Of course, this disgruntled Twitterati, with this perfectly prosed-opus of a joke, was promulgating his frustrations of dealing with the tax season. We as... The post RRSP Deadline – Deadline and RRSP Info For 2018 appeared first on . ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 8:33 PM
A joke on Twitter sometime around March last year read as follows: “I am happy that I learned about parallelograms at school, it has really come in handy this parallelograms season!” Of course, this disgruntled Twitterati, with this perfectly prosed-opus of a joke, was promulgating his frustrations of dealing with the tax season. We as... ...
Posted: Dec 29 2017 @ 8:33 PM

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