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My Own Advisor

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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. Simple Personal Finance Rules of Thumb The following is a guest post by blogger, economist and fan of this site Kostas Chiotis. Dealing with your finances can be very tricky.  This is particularly true if you have many demands for your hard-earned income.  I suspect most people do. Once some financial problems begin they can… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 22 2017 @ 7:18 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. 2017 Financial Goals – November Update 2017 has been a blur… December is now around the corner.  That means we only have a few weeks left to realize these goals. Do not to incur any new debt. Maximize our Tax Free Savings Accounts (TFSAs). Make double-up mortgage payments. Save $5,000 for a vacation. Save $5,000… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 21 2017 @ 6:33 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – When to take #CPP, dividend growers, and the power of why Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition.  I hope you had a good week. In cased you missed it, I was busy on this site with these articles: Given the income we need, the viability of my defined benefit pension plan… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 18 2017 @ 1:38 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. When to take your Canada Pension Plan benefit Readers of this blog will know I’m many years away from full-on retirement.  This means I’ve got a couple of decades to worry about when to take my Canada Pension Plan (CPP) and what that means as part of our retirement income.  (That doesn’t mean I don’t… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 15 2017 @ 7:12 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Should I draw down my RRSP before taking my pension' From time to time on this site I write about having “enough money” for us to retire on, or at least, to semi-retire on in the decades to come.  Determining our “enough number” would be easy if everything in life was fixed but things are… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 14 2017 @ 7:51 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Throwing retirement savings factors out the window The Millionaire Next Door suggested your expected net worth should be about 10% of your age multiplied by your gross income.  Example:  Net Worth = (Age 20 x 0.10) * income. So, that formula looks something like this (gross income assumed): Age Gross Income Net worth 20 $30,000… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 12 2017 @ 7:54 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Comparisons bring you down, tyranny of fees and more #money stuff Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – I hope you had a good week.  Mine was hectic at work much made things short on time at home but I did manage to squeak in one post: Here are 22 myth… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 10 2017 @ 5:58 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Straight Talk on Your Money Many financial mistakes people make are a result of conventional wisdom.  That means, the generally accepted money advice some people follow – is wrong.  This includes some of the advice you’ve accepted by your parents, your friends and even from your “expert” financial professionals.  Don’t assume what any of them… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 05 2017 @ 1:05 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Frugal NFL players, robos managing money and building wealth in Canada Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition, the first one of November as the end of 2017 draws closer… Earlier this week I got a chance to chat with Navid Boostani, CEO of ModernAdvisor – he demystified a number of things… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Nov 03 2017 @ 4:02 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. October 2017 Dividend Income Update Welcome to my latest dividend income update.  For a change this update is right on schedule! For those of you new to these posts on my site, every month I discuss our approach to investing focusing on Canadian dividend paying stocks.  We believe buying and holding a number of Canadian… We're halfway there! Saving and investing our way to a ...
Posted: Oct 31 2017 @ 8:14 PM

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