3 Lessons I Learned from Running a Half-Marathon That Are Applicable to Your Investment Strategy

On October 1st, I completed my first half-marathon. I don’t consider myself a “runner” per se. I do enjoy running 6km under 30 minutes. It helps clearing my head and it gives me the kind of energy I need to go through my hard days of work. However, there is a world between running 6km

If I Had 10 Years to Build a Dividend Portfolio

When we think about dividend growth investing, we often think about a horizon of 20, 30 even 40 years in front of us. The true power of dividend growth investing can only be unleashed after such a long period of time. After all, owning shares of Coca-Cola (KO) with a 3% dividend yield

3 Words + 3 Tools to Strengthen Your Portfolio for 2016

I wanted to start the New Year off with a solid base. The recent discussions I’ve had with friends over the Holidays made me realize how sometimes we complicate our lives for nothing. After 13 years of investing for my own portfolio and working in the financial industry, I know

Three Ways to Refresh Your Website in 2016

Don't let your blog become blah. Discover a few simple ways to breathe new life into your website.

Three WordPressers Making a Splash

From new books to prestigious awards, WordPress.com bloggers have been busy this fall.

From Cash to Dividend Stocks: Building a Retirement Portfolio Step by Step

Warning; this article is massive and contains lots of great info ???? A couple of weeks ago, I received an email from one of my readers. He was in a delicate situation: he was 100% cash and wondered where to start in order to build his retirement portfolio. We exchanged a few emails a

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Build a Dividend Growth Portfolio in 5 Questions + a real example

There is nothing easier than buying a dividend stock. Who would ignore owning shares of a company that sends you a cheque quarterly? The whole idea of building a passive income portfolio is very seductive. On top of that; it seems pretty simple at first. Once you run a stock filter, y

Top 5 Dividend Investing Rules To Build, Manage and Profit from Your Portfolio

    Sometimes, investing seems incredibly complicated. Many beginners start off great by reading books, blogs, asking questions but they sit on the sidelines for a while. They gain the knowledge, have the tools, but are still scared to pull the trigger on their first trad