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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. Reader Questions – What are you saving for? Thanks again good readers.  I appreciate hearing from you and receiving your saving and investing questions. Like other blogposts where I answer your questions (or at least offer some perspectives back to you), I want you to know our saving and investing approach might not be suitable… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Jun 04 2018 @ 12:00 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – More millennial bashing, dividend increases, GTA condos, free stuff 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. This was my article from this past week: There are many portfolio… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: Jun 01 2018 @ 11:48 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. The benefits of Variable Percentage Withdrawals (VPW) As folks start entering retirement (or even start thinking about retirement), I suspect the following questions come to mind… How much is enough to fund my retirement? When should I start drawing down my portfolio? How much should I even withdraw so I don’t outlive my money? …and… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 28 2018 @ 7:49 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Best robo advisors, how to spend money, U.S. taxes 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 articles from this past week: I believe I made… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 25 2018 @ 4:55 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. How we spent our tax refund this year – 2018 Some time ago I offered up a simple question for readers to consider:  What would you do with $1,000? In that article I shared what I’d do with that tidy sum if it found me. Well, many weeks ago – we got our tax refund back. … My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 23 2018 @ 10:32 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. The case for keeping stocks, period. In general, the longer your time horizon, the more stocks you should hold in your portfolio. Historically speaking, stocks have offered the highest returns of any major asset class over decades of investing.  This means the younger you are, the longer your investing time horizon, the higher percentage of… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 21 2018 @ 10:48 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – Monopoly, wealthing, million dollar homes, 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 articles from this past week: Here are the benefits of a 6-pack Canadian… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 19 2018 @ 8:26 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Why budgets work (and don’t) Some financial experts will argue budgets don’t work because you can’t possibly predict the future.  You can’t possibly set aside an accurate amount of money for various expenses that may or may not happen.  You can’t possibly know how much you might earn or spend in any given week, month… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 17 2018 @ 11:29 PM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Benefits of The 6-Pack Portfolio – Review and Giveaway Long-time fans of this site will know I love investing using a basket of dividend paying stocks for many reasons.  I mean, who doesn’t like rising income over time? In recent weeks I earned a 3.9% pay raise from Canadian Apartment REIT and I was the… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 14 2018 @ 7:38 AM
Save, invest, prosper with My Own Advisor. Weekend Reading – LIRAs, more giveaways, Buffett on bitcoin, houses as consumer goods 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. I went a lil’ crazy with the writing this week since… My Own Advisor is on his way to owning a ...
Posted: May 11 2018 @ 4:19 PM

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