TFSA Dividend Income

A few years ago when I was dipping my toes with investing in the stock market, I was apprehensive and skeptical at same time. This is coming from someone who has NO knowledge about investing in the stock market. This was something that my parents didn’t do and definitely I…

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Our 2021 DGI TFSA Portfolio

Annual goal is to maximize the contribution limits of our TFSA beginning of each year. We aim to contribute the maximum allowable limit every first week of January. Here are the TFSA contribution limits by year since it’s inception. 2009 – $5,000 2010 – $5,000 2011 – $5,000 2012 –…

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WS Trade Canadian Dividend Growth Investing (DGI) Performance

A year ago Wealthsimple Trade app launched the very first NO commission trade brokerage in Canada. Since then, I have built a Canadian Dividend portfolio outside my main brokerage.   Below are the holdings of my WS Trade Canadian Dividend Growth Investing. Any purchases in the future will be reflected…

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A Review of our Total Dividend Stocks Portfolio

At the earliest stage of our dividend investing career, we owned around 6 -13 dividend stocks. Majority of our holdings were monthly dividend paying stocks, with good reason as it is a lot easier to monitor and track down regularly. While, majority of them were doing well, however, we were…

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A Quick Glance of Our 2020 TFSA Portfolio

Our goal is always to maximize the contribution limits of our TFSA beginning of each year. We aim to contribute to the allowable limit the first week of January. Here are the TFSA contribution limits by year. 2009 – $5,000 2010 – $5,000 2011 – $5,000 2012 – $5,000 2013…

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What I’ve Learned as a Dividend Investor During This Pandemic?

The last few months have been hard and challenging for all of us. The Covid 19 pandemic has thrown so many challenges, lots of uncertainty and anxiety.  This pandemic caused havoc to many businesses. Many were forced to close due to the lock-down enforced by governments. As a result, this…

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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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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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