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Due to all recent posts about index investing, this article from the archives may help clarify some questions I’ve been getting from readers.  I have updated the information so that it is relevant today. Recently, I wrote about the easiest, cheapest, and perhaps even the best way to invest with your bank mutual funds.  That […]Related Posts:Top Canadian Discount Brokerages with U.S. Dollar (USD)…Qtrade Investor Canada Discount Broker ReviewTop Canadian ...
Posted: Aug 13 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Over the past couple of weeks, I wrote about how beginners can start a long-term portfolio as a cornerstone to building wealth. The first article was about an investor in her late 20’s looking to invest $30k sitting in her TFSA.  The other was an investor in her early 20’s with about $20k to invest. Investing with […]Related Posts:The Best Indexing Solution? All-in-One Balanced…Reader Mail: Early 20’s, How Do I Invest $20k ...
Posted: Aug 06 2018 @ 8:30 AM
After the last post on helping a reader on how to invest $30,000, I’ve received a number of emails asking for advice on investing.  The reader mail that I’m going to answer today is along the same theme as the last, but this time the age range is on the younger side, and also a […]Related Posts:Reader Mail: Late 20’s, How Do I Invest $30k?How Compounding Returns Make You RichWealth ...
Posted: Jul 30 2018 @ 8:30 AM
When I get reader emails, I typically respond to them directly, but this time around, I thought that this topic would be a good one to share with MDJers. This reader mail is from a late 20 something-year-old who has already started a healthy savings habit.  Helping young people with finances is one of my […]Related Posts:How Compounding Returns Make You RichWealth Building Tip – Take Advantage of Free Money!Dogs ...
Posted: Jul 23 2018 @ 8:30 AM
**This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of EQ Bank. However, as always, all opinions are my own. I get a number of daily requests for sponsored posts but I generally ignore them unless it’s a product that really adds value to the marketplace (or something that I personally use). EQ Bank […]Related Posts:High Interest Savings Accounts 2018Banking as a Couple – BMO PlanShare ReviewDogs of the ...
Posted: Jul 16 2018 @ 8:30 AM
When I was young, I was enamored with video games.  I enjoyed the challenge of trying to beat the computer, building my points balance, and finishing the game.  It started with games like the original Super Mario Brothers and Contra on the Nintendo game console (NES).  After mastering many games, a newer generation console was released, Super Nintendo […]Related Posts:The Ten Roads to RichesThe Best of Million Dollar Journey: 2016 Edition!How to Maximize ...
Posted: Jul 09 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from readers on starting the Smith Manoeuvre.  This article is from the archives but very relevant today.  Hope it helps! As this blog has quite a bit of content regarding the Smith Manoeuvre, I often get reader questions regarding how to start the Smith Manoeuvre, and when […]Related Posts:The Smith Manoeuvre ResourceNew HELOC Rules and How it Affects Smith Manoeuvre MortgagesThe Smith ...
Posted: Jul 02 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Dividend Stocks Rock Promotion (sponsored) Since I’m a dividend investor, I get a number of questions about which dividend stocks to buy and which sources I use for research.  While I tend to read a lot online from various sources (blogs, forums etc), I do get a lot of ideas from dividend newsletter subscriptions. Longtime […]Related Posts:Monday Money Links – Dividend Stocks…TSI’s Dividend Advisor Newsletter –…The Successful Investor Newsletter Discount ...
Posted: Jun 25 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey June 2018 Financial Freedom Update – the halfway mark of the year!  For those of you new here, since achieving $1M in net worth in June 2014 (age 35), I have shifted my focus to achieving financial independence.  How?  I plan on building my passive income sources to the point where they […]Related Posts:Financial Freedom Update – June 2016 (+5.78%)Financial Freedom Update – December 2015Financial Freedom Update ...
Posted: Jun 18 2018 @ 8:30 AM
Over the past few years, I’ve been writing about the Dogs of the TSX also known as the Beating the TSX stock strategy (BTTSX). In this strategy, the largest publicly traded companies in Canada (TSX 60) are sorted by dividend yield, then the top 10 positions are purchased annually (remove former income trusts and stocks that […]Related Posts:Dogs of the TSX (Beating the TSX) 2017 – Mid…Dividend Stock Picks: Dogs of ...
Posted: Jun 11 2018 @ 8:30 AM


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