What are the Important Dates for Dividend Investors?

An important aspect in understanding dividend paying stocks is the knowledge of important dividend dates. A dividend is typically a form of cash distribution paid to investors out of the company’s earnings. What are the key dividend dates? 1. Declaration Date: Also known as the announcement date,  is the date…

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TFSA Dividend Income

At first, when I started investing in the stock market a few years ago, it was more about trying it out and see if it works for me. I was more of a trader and didn’t pay too much attention to dividend income. Admittedly, I wasn’t happy with the results….

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My Top 10 Canadian Dividend Stocks

As a dividend investor my primary goal is building passive income through dividends. I have developed my own strategy which was focused on steady and increasing dividends. The last 10 bullish years ending in 2019 have provided excellent returns for many investors. However, most of the Canadian stocks in my…

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Can I Invest with just $100 in the Stock Market?

” I am interested in investing in the stock market but I don’t know how, where to start, and I don’t have enough funds.” “I don’t like to invest in the stock market as it is too risky!” These are few of the comments that I have always heard from…

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No Commission Trade A No-Brainer For All Investors

Many would-be investors are hesitant to start investing believing that you need a substantial amount to begin with. It is still true in some countries and the norm in big banks and some online brokerages. They require a minimum amount to open an account for investors. However, as many investors…

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A Quick Glance of Our 2020 TFSA Portfolio

Our goal is always to max out the contribution limits of our TFSA at the beginning of each year. Here are the TFSA contribution limits by year. 2009 – $5,000 2010 – $5,000 2011 – $5,000 2012 – $5,000 2013 – $5,500 2014 – $5,500 2015 – $10,000 2016 – $5,500…

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Simple Money Saving Tips During These Difficult Times

The world we live in has experienced an unprecedented crisis battling for an invisible enemy. This pandemic has already claimed thousands of lives and a staggering infected individuals reported every day. As countries around the world scrambled to contain the spread of the virus, it has led to difficult decisions…

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Does Last Week Stock Market Sell-off A Warning Sign Of More Distress To Come?

If anyone has been watching the news lately, the world markets have been crashing caused by the widespread effects of Coronavirus COVID 19. World Health Organization (WHO) has raised the global risk assessment “very high” but still has not declared COVID -19 a pandemic. As of today, 02/03/2020 according to…

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Why I Invest in the Stock Market?

The earliest recollection I have with the stock market is when I was already in college. I may have heard it in high school and on TV but didn’t pay too much attention to it. Growing up my parents know nothing about it, so were my teachers, my close friends…

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The Best Time To Be An OFW Don’t Waste It!

Overseas Filipinos Workers (OFW) are hailed as modern day heroes. Not only because of the sacrifices they made leaving their family to work abroad. It is also due to the remittances OFW sent back home to help boost the economy of our country. There are so many stories each one…

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