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

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

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

Is Investing About Luck? Or Why Dividend Growth Kicks Ass Against All Odds

I’m sure you have a friend that knows everything about hockey, but has never played. He knows about the best strategies and how to use them against specific rivals, but never coached a hockey team in his life. I’m also sure that when you had your first child, many people around you

International Dividend Stocks; Do You Really Need Them?

I read about many dividend bloggers who just love international dividend stocks. International companies open the door to additional diversification and growth vectors. Since many international dividend stocks trade on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE), it is easy to buy them. In

Should I Go With Dividend Growth Investing or ETFs? An Answer to Ben Felix

A few days ago, a reader asked me what I thought about dividend growth investing vs ETF (index) investing. He referred to an article from the Globe & Mail written by Benjamin Felix. He claimed that dividend investing is nothing but a fairy tale. He described how focusing on div

Gender Balance is a Business Issue

On gender balance, diversity, and inclusion at Automattic.

Video of the Week: Think Core, Think Growth

Years of doing research, reading academic studies and working on portfolios (including mine) brought me to this set of rules that enables me to simplify my investing process. Principle 7 – Think Core, Think Growth The last part of this 7 Dividend Investing Principles series i