Generate More Income With These Two Retirement Stocks to Buy

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. We are still following the

Add Magic to Your Portfolio: Two Dividend Growth Stocks to Buy

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. We are still following the

Techniques to Avoid Dividend Cuts

In my last article, I’ve covered What is a Dividend Trap. So you can avoid a future wave of dividend cuts, I’d like to offer you my three favorite techniques to avoid them. They have been proven to be highly effective in the past. Beside a few exceptions (mostly due to the na

What is a Dividend Trap?

A dividend trap will do two things in your portfolio. First, it will leave you with the impression of safety. The market goes crazy, it creates confusion, it goes up and down, and then you feel safe because you receive your dividend every month or every quarter. That dividend is a

Celebrating Pride Month: Perspectives on Identity, Diversity, Communication, and Change

"Be proud. Be yourself." This month, Automatticians shared what celebrating Pride means to them.

3 Fundamental Elements of Portfolio Management

Have you ever noticed that most of the difficult goals in life come with very simple solutions? You want to lose weight? Eat less and focus on healthy foods, and train more. You want to build a business? Identify a problem and offer a solution. You want to retire stress-free? Pay y

May Dividend Income Report – A Different Way to Build Cash

In September 2017, I received slightly over $100K as a result of 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 you it is possible to build

April Dividend Income Report – Wait for the Next Bottom?

In September 2017, I received slightly over $100K as a result of 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 you it is possible to build

A Note to My Future Self

Dear Mike, I’m writing to you while I’m in the middle of this corona mess. I (you) have been on lockdown since March 13th. I feel blessed to count on more than 1,500 investors’ trust and work online. The month of March 2020 has been pure madness on the stock market and we currently

Canadian Biggest Losers: Is it Time to Capture These?

We have been walking in the dark for several weeks. While the market tried to guess where the pandemic would lead the economy, we barely received any data to confirm or deny our hypothesis. We knew jobless claims would skyrocket but that doesn’t tell us how many real jobs will be l