Disney is Reopening, is it Enough?

On July 12th, Disney reopened Disney World to the public. Unfortunately, we have limited information about how many tickets were sold and what percentage of normal traffic is being experienced. All we know is it wasn’t a grand opening. Only two theme parks (Magic Kingdom and Animal

3 Years Ago, I Designed the Life I Always Wanted

On July 1st, 2017, I came back from a one-year RV adventure with my family that crossed North America and Central America. I then officially quit my job and started my new venture as an entrepreneur. I had very little money. I barely had a business at all. I did it anyway. Why? Bec

June Dividend Income Report – How to Protect Your Portfolio Against Bears?

I must warn you, I’m not the typical investor. I don’t pretend that my strategy is the best one and that anybody else should apply it to his/her portfolio. But, I like to share my thoughts on the matter and hope it will help you refine your strategy at the same time. There are thre

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