Investment Priority for Canadians at the Start of the Year 2020

Start the year right as many of us wrote on our goals and new year’s resolution for 2020. Whether it is about getting in shape by going to the gym or eating healthily by getting rid of carbs and junk foods. Same weight should we put on how to make…

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Are We Heading For Another Global Recession?

A year ago, to this date Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) composite index dropped to 13,935.44 and was bearish threatening towards a recession. Call it Christmas jitters as you will. Many investors got nervous and was in a sell-off mode. Fear and Panic Admittedly I got nervous too but as a…

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Why I Prefer Monthly Dividend Stocks?

Stock dividends are paid on a regular basis. The vast majority are paid quarterly, a few of them monthly, semi-annual, and annually. Investing in dividend income also depends on your time horizon as an investor. If you are young and just started investing and your goal is long term, it…

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Should I Invest in Real Estate or the Stock Market?

Many of my friends, colleagues, and family asked me and encountered this discussion many times in personal finance forums: Which investment is better: Real Estate or the stock market? I would like to address the key differences between the two and will try to be objective as much as I can….

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Build Multiple Sources of Income

Most of us, we work in our entire lives as an employee. We rely solely on our salary (active income). At times we work extra jobs and take overtime hours. What if for some unforeseen circumstances you lost your job, got ill or injured and unable to work, do you…

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Dividend Portfolio

Every investor has different goals and objectives. Some investors are interested in trying to beat the market, others are concerned of the safety of their investments, and others about growth and increasing income. Whatever the reasons, there is no one fits all strategy to any investors. Dividend Growth Investing As…

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Travel Essentials For Canadians

  Traveling nowadays is becoming so easy. Hence, a lot of people will say that the world is now becoming so small. What was thought to be impossible in the past is now becoming very easy and accessible due to advancement of technology. There are plenty of ways now to…

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Owning A Home Vs. Renting

Since I left high school to pursue undergraduate studies, I can’t remember exactly how many times I moved from one place to another. If my memory is correct, it’s about 18 times or it could be more. Of the 18 times that I moved, 3 times we bought our own…

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RRSP vs. TFSA. What is ideal for me?

Registered Retirement Savings Plan (RRSP)  and Tax Free Savings Account (TFSA) are both registered accounts available to all Canadians. What’s the difference between RRSP and TFSA? RRSP has no minimum age. As long as a Canadian, has employment income and files a tax return. This contrast with TFSA which requires…

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What are blue chip companies?

Blue chips companies are generally the market leaders or top performer in their particular sectors. They normally represent the major market indexes in each country. If you have read my post on stock fundamentals you get some idea of what type of companies, I will invest in. It’s not sufficient…

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