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My Own Advisor

Blog Info

Name:
My Own Advisor
Category:
General Finance
Tags:
saving, investing, taxation, insurance, frugality, traveling
Start Year:
2010

Blogger Bio

Net worth:
$1,000,000.00
Location:
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Age:
40s
Race:
Unspecified
Gender:
Male
Life stage:
DINK (Dual Income, No Kids)
Profession:
Manager

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Latest Blog Posts

Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. June 2017 Dividend Income Update Welcome to my latest dividend income update.  For those of you new to these posts on my site, every month I discuss my approach to investing using Canadian dividend paying stocks and Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs), and how reinvesting the dividends paid from these Canadian holdings are helping us reach financial freedom… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jul 18 2017 @ 7:17 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition.  I hope you had a great week.  Here are my articles from the past week: This post outlined Sure Dividend’s favourite Canadian dividend stocks (as well as my own). I wondered who wants to be a millionaire? See you here next week where I hope to… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jul 15 2017 @ 7:57 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Do you still want to be a millionaire? I read an article about Canada’s wealth recently and it got me thinking – is a million bucks really that much money anymore?  Do you still want to be a millionaire? According to the article I read, one latest study revealed Canada now ranks #5 in terms… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jul 12 2017 @ 4:02 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. My Favourite Canadian Dividend Stocks This is a guest contribution by Nick McCullum of Sure Dividend. Sure Dividend uses The 8 Rules of Dividend Investing to systematically identify high-quality dividend stocks suitable for long-term investment.  Sure Dividend is a fan of My Own Advisor. Like Mark, I believe the Canadian stock market is an attractive… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jul 10 2017 @ 9:02 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading Welcome to another Weekend Reading edition.  I hope you had a great week; a great Canada Day last weekend and to my friends state-side an enjoyable Independence Day this week. Here was my article this week in case you missed it: What should my financial plan cover? Enjoy these articles that caught my… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jul 07 2017 @ 5:57 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. What should my financial plan cover? Financial planning:  the ability to meet short term needs plus the confidence to realize long term objectives, while managing financial risk.  That’s my definition.  It really boils down to financial security – peace of mind. Sounds simple enough. I suspect most of us want some sort of financial security. Inspired… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jul 05 2017 @ 6:25 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading Happy 150 Canada!  You look beautiful!  I hope whatever you have planned this Canada Day weekend you enjoy it with family and friends – there are celebrations everywhere to get out and enjoy. Enjoy these articles this weekend wherever you are and see you here again next week. Mark My articles from the… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jun 30 2017 @ 10:26 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Defensive investing at a lower cost – Virtual Brokers special offer A big part of my investing philosophy is buying and holding great Canadian and U.S. companies for dividend income.  I feel dividend investing is a great way to earn both steady income from my portfolio and grow my portfolio value over time through stock… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jun 30 2017 @ 6:27 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. The Real Reasons Why You Are in Debt The following is a guest post by blogger, economist and fan of this site Kostas Chiotis. Debt can feel like a never-ending, downward spiral. The fact that you’re in debt makes it difficult to avoid. However, I believe no matter who you are or what situation you’re… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jun 28 2017 @ 7:56 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. 2017 Predictions You might already know from reading my site, I enjoy making predictions.  I treat them as entertainment. Earlier this year I made a few – hoping I would nail some of them.  With the year nearly half over (already!?) here is an update on my sophisticated crystal ball. The Ottawa Senators will make… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Jun 26 2017 @ 6:30 AM

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