What is a DRIP?

What is the meaning of DRIP for investors? What is a DRIP in investing? DRIP is the short acronym for Dividend ReInvestment Plan. Reinvesting dividends is a simple, yet powerful, concept that employees with stock purchase plans (ESPP) or DIY investors can … Read more

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Why Dividend Investing?

Before settling on a dividend strategy, it’s always good to know what strategies are out there and evaluate them. I repeat, evaluate them as opposed to trying them. Some of you may end up trying some, I know I did, … Read more

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3 Simple Steps – Dividend Stock Selection Process

In my 7 Dividend Investing Rules, my first four rules pertain to my stock selection strategy. As you can probably imagine, selecting what you invest in plays a big part of your portfolio building strategy. My focus is on the portfolio and … Read more

Differences Between Canadian & US Stock Markets

Aside from the obvious currency difference, do you really understand the strength of each stock markets? From a population perspective, the USA is nearly 10 times bigger than Canada, you would expect the stock markets to be somewhat bigger by … Read more

DRIP Guide – Put All Your Dividends To Work!

A recent article by ‘The Weathly Canadian’ along with the comments had me reflect on the reasons I DRIP (Dividend Reinvestment Plan) and the conditions under which I DRIP. No investor scenarios are equal so it’s important to understand the benefits … Read more