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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. Weekend Reading – More dividend raises, Boomers not savvy, TFSA vs. RRSP and more #moneystuff Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – where I share some of my favourite articles from the week that was across the personal finance and investing blogosphere. These were my posts from the past two weeks: Here’s what you… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 23 2018 @ 7:34 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. What you need to know about life insurance in 2018, otherwise it might cost you How much life insurance should you own'  How much life insurance protection do you need if you have children'  With the legalization of cannabis coming in 2018, should you decide to smoke it, are you going breach your life insurance… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 21 2018 @ 9:32 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. 2018 Financial Goals – February Update We’ve come a long ways in recent years, by documenting and following up on our financial goals, but we have more work to do – to reach our two major financial long-term goals: Become debt-free before we retire, and Own a $1 million investment portfolio for retirement. Unlike what… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 19 2018 @ 6:39 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Get paid for paying bills with Paytm You read the title of this post correctly – get paid for paying your bills with Paytm (Pay Through Mobile)! Paytm is new to Canada but not new elsewhere.  Paytm is a large (and growing) company that started in India in 2011 and is short for the phrase… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 17 2018 @ 8:48 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Six big retirement mistakes – what I’m doing about them Recently Jason Heath, a fee-only financial planner, outlined a number of mistakes investors make when it comes to retirement planning and/or investing during retirement.  I thought I’d outline what I’m doing to avoid these six big retirement mistakes and provide some counter arguments to a… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 13 2018 @ 9:15 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. January 2018 Dividend Income Update Welcome to my first dividend income update for 2018! For those of you new to these posts on my site, for the last few years, every month I discuss our approach to investing using Canadian dividend paying stocks.  **Warning** that approach, while effective, is rather boring.  I hope you read on… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 11 2018 @ 11:13 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Dividend raises, giveaways, retirement numbers and more #moneystuff Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – where I share some of my favourite articles from the week that was across the personal finance and investing blogosphere. These were my posts from the past week: In golf, the finishing holes are just as… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 09 2018 @ 7:37 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. High fees and trailer commissions are going away, kicking and screaming Readers of this blog will know for many years now, I’ve been a hybrid investor.  I own a number of dividend paying stocks for income and I own a few low-cost Exchange Traded Funds (ETFs) for long-term growth.  I follow this approach for many… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 07 2018 @ 9:18 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Retirement Income for Life – Review and Giveaway “Drawing down one’s savings in retirement is something very few retirees do well, even with the help of professional advisors.” – Fred Vettese, Retirement Income for Life. If you want to learn about a few ways you can earn retirement income for life – this book will… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 04 2018 @ 10:14 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Great TFSAs, Super Bowl, retirement rules, and more #moneystuff Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – where I share some of my favourite articles from the week that was across the personal finance and investing blogosphere. These were my posts from the past week: Here are some great things you can… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Feb 03 2018 @ 8:02 AM

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