Dividend Growth Investing

TFSA Explained – The Ultimate Guide

The Tax-Free Savings Account, or TFSA, is a special type of investment account that provides tax benefits for Canadians. The main tax benefit of this type of account is that investment income earned in a TFSA is not taxed upon withdrawal. It was … Read more

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How To Rebalance a Stock Portfolio

Rebalancing a portfolio is a very powerful concept. It allows the investor to systemically sell high and buy low. Index investors do that regularly and there are no reasons why a dividend investor cannot do the same and it doesn’t … Read more

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Understanding Canadian REITs

A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a company that invests in property through purchasing real estate. REITs are alternative assets, uncorrelated to investments like bonds or precious metals. Knowing how REITs work is an important part of understanding proper … Read more

Bonds

How To Buy Bonds

Over time, bonds should find a place in your portfolio. How much you should have will definitely depend on your investment strategy and appetite for market swings. If you are in the market for bonds, you can get in on … Read more

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Tollbooth Stocks for a Tollbooth Portfolio

What Is a Tollbooth Stock? While I am a dividend growth investor, my stock selection process has everything to do with finding the tollbooth stocks or more specifically subscription business model.  Why is that? Subscription is the easiest model to … Read more

Kid Shares

How To Transfer Shares To Your Kids

For the longest time, I have been an income-focused investor. I remember when I started working, I did not have much money to invest and I invested in mutual funds telling myself “if I can have more money to invest … Read more