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4 Steps to Build a Solid Investment Thesis

Many readers ask me how I make my sell decisions. I have only three sell rules and most of my transactions are explained by the first one. I sell when: The company doesn’t match my investment thesis anymore. The company cut its dividend (a few exceptions apply amid COVID-19). The c

The Silent Voice Telling You It’s Going To Be Okay – September Dividend Income Report

In September of 2017, I received slightly over $100K from my former employer which represented the commuted value of my pension plan. I decided to invest 100% of this money into dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results. I don’t do this to brag.  I do this to show yo

Two Covid-Proof Stock Ideas for Retirees

Each month, we issue The Mike’s Buy List for our DSR members. They get our best ideas for both U.S. and Canadian dividend stocks. The first Friday of each month, they receive our top 10 growth and top 10 retirement (yield over 4%+) investment ideas. As we prepare for another

Ride the Crest of the Second Wave with These Two Dividend Growth Stocks

Each month, we issue The Mike’s Buy List for our DSR members. They get our best ideas for both U.S. and Canadian dividend stocks. The first Friday of each month, they receive our top 10 growth and top 10 retirement (yield over 4%+) investment ideas. As we prepare for another

Top 3 Canadian REITs for 2020 – And Why RioCan is not Part of It

Most retirees love REITs because their sole purpose is to distribute as much money as possible to their units holder. This sounds like music to the ears of those who are looking for a nice paycheck coming into their bank account every single month (or quarterly). But one must be ca

Canadian Banks Ranking – Which One of The Strongest Bank?

Mike, are you not tired of writing about Canadian banks? Of course not! First, they remain amongst my favorite dividend stocks ever. As a passionate investor, I will never get tired discussing my favorite picks! Second, I will not review their earnings this time. Rather, we will lo