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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How to Save Money as a College or University Student?

I am proud to introduce my first contributor to my website, no other than my only daughter – Samantha. Take it away Sam! Hello! My name is Sam, the daughter of this blogger’s site! I am currently finishing my 3rd year of my Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BScN) at…

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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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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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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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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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Do Not Rely On Your Pensions

Pension is a deferred compensation for employees who worked in government or private companies. You will receive monetary funds depending on the number of years you have been working. Some received it as early as 50, 55 or 60 years old and perhaps could even be earlier in some pensioners….

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