Investing the Canadian Way – Tricks I use to Boost My Returns

Investing as a Canadian comes with it’s fair share of challenges. The first is that we come with a very biased background. We are fortunate to have the Federal Government to set protectionism rules around our banks and our telecom. This situation creates perfect oligopoly whe

The Perfect Portfolio of Assets for Financial Independence

Since June of 2016, I’ve been on the road experiencing the most amazing feeling life can offer us: absolute freedom. For a complete year, I had the opportunity to live like a millionaire. Not in a sense that I was living a life filled by luxury (far from it, hahaha!), but in a sense t

Review in May, Buy in October

As the second earnings season is over, it’s now time to review my portfolio and see how the first part of the year has progressed. As the old sayings goes… “sell in May and go away”, I would rather say review in May and buy in October ;-). After all, if I were to sell […]

My 2014 Year in Review and Portfolio Asset Allocation

A couple of weeks ago, I listed my personal goals for 2015. It will be a very busy year as I expect to retire from my day job in 2016. But besides my personal goals, I also have to take care of my investments! Let’s take a look at how I did in 2014…   2014 Portfolio Review I’m qu

Five Minutes with Steve Blythe

Every so often, we sit down with an Automattician to help you get to know the people who work behind the scenes to build new features, keep Automattic’s wheels turning, and make WordPress.com the best it can be. In this installment, we’re delighted to introduce you to Happiness Engine

Compilation of all Dividend Stocks Per Sector for 2014

warning; this post is quite lengthy and includes several stock charts, you may want to bookmark it if you read this on your mobile! I don’t know if you are like me, but the thing I like the most about managing my own portfolio is buying stocks. The simple fact of adding another com

Asset Allocation Recap and Eye on my 2013 Investing Goals

Summer time is a great time for investor to take a moment as it marks a relative pause in the stock market. The stock market continues to go up and down but we all have more time to think about our investments as vacations approach. I also like to take a look at my portfolio after