Dividends Are Relevant and Can Beat the Market

Are dividends irrelevant? Some index investors think so. However, I think they have their noses stuck in their books and have forgotten about real-life results. Not too long ago, I watched an interesting video on YouTube which claimed that “dividends are irrelevant.” The video come

August Dividend Income Report – The Yield Isn’t Important

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’s possible to build a port

Why I Don’t Keep Cash and Invest it All

Opportunity is missed by most people because it is dressed in overalls and looks like work. -Thomas Edison   “Mike, you should keep dry powder (cash) ready. Cash in your portfolio is ready to be deployed when there is an opportunity. Keeping liquidity will make sure you’re rea

When Experienced Women Engineers Look for New Jobs, They Prioritize Trust and Growth

Automattic, WordPress.com's parent company, set out to learn how to boost applications from women and non-binary developers.

Invest Now, Or Wait? The Results of My Decision

The market is at an all-time high, you have $100,000 to invest, what do you do? Invest now, or wait? I faced this very situation not too long ago: Invest now or wait. $100,000 is a lot of money. I worked very hard to build that nest egg. For a long time, it was growing […]

Video of the Week: Dividend Investing is Fun and Exciting

A couple weeks ago, I wrote an article on Dividend Investing is Fun and Exciting. As a complement to the article, here is a video about Why Dividend Investing is so much fun! What if you could earn money and have fun? I think this is not only possible, it’s now a reality to m

How to Invest a Lump Sum of Money

The arrival of a Lump Sum of money would likely create mixed emotions. It could come from a former employer pension plan, an inheritance, the sell of a property or a business, or simply because you have been sitting on the market sideline for a while and you are now ready to invest

Dividend Investing is Fun & Exciting

“If investing is entertaining, if you’re having fun, you’re probably not making any money. Good investing is boring.” -George Soros There is this belief that investing should not be entertaining.  In fact, they say, it should be plain boring. This is probably related to

July Dividend Income Report: What Will Happen If The Trade War Continues?

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’s possible to build a port

Making dividend stocks and ETFs work together. 

This is a guest post by Dale Roberts who writes and operates the Cut The Crap Investing blog that helps Canadians find the many paths to sensible low-fee investing.    Mike, aka The Dividend Guy asked my to share my personal experience as an investor as it includes the use of