What is the Importance of Past Data in Your Investment Process?

On Tuesday, I explained how I intend to grow a 192K portfolio into 1 million before I retire. After over a decade spent in working, researching and investing in the stock market, I feel well confident that I can make it happen. A fellow blogger, Dividend Geek, pointed out a very in

How to start an education fund for your kids

How can I pay for my children’s tuition fee? This is a question we often ask ourselves when we see our kids blowing their candles on their 16th birthday (like it or not, they will still accept candles if they get a bigger piece of the cake!). At that point, it is sometimes too late

Should You Pay for Investment Services?

Nope, this is not some kind of fake post to push my service down your throat. It is a real article discussing why you should or should not pay for investment services. You already know that I have a membership service and that I might be biased about this topic. But I don’t think I [&

An Investor Guide for When the Crash is in Your Rear Mirror

Not another article about the market going to crash? Don’t worry; I’m not going to tell you what you already know. I’m not the kind of guy who is passive and cry while waiting. There is an absolute truth that comes with each bull market: it will hit a wall. Market corrections happen a

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Why do You Care So Much about Valuation? Who Are You to Say its Overvalued?

I’ll get to this chart in a moment, but first, I want to chat with you about a very important topic; stock valuation. It has struck me lately, regardless the company I look at, there is always an “expert” ready to tell me it’s overvalued. As an example, I recently bought shares of Tex

Why I Decided to Ignore Bitcoins

Upon return from my trip, I’ve generated lots of interest and speculation about what I would do. After leaving for a one year sabbatical, I called my boss and told her I wasn’t coming back. I knew exactly what I wanted to do at this point. Interesting enough, many people manifested th

The 2017 Achievers List with Dividend Growth, Dividend Discount Model and Dividend Yield

The Dividend Achievers Index refers to all public companies that have successfully increase their dividend payments for at least ten consecutive years. While the Dividend King list includes 19 companies and the Dividend Aristocrats 52, the Dividend Achievers list now counts 265 compan

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How Do You Build a Stock List?

When you are about to invest, I believe the very first step is to determine your investing strategy. Your methodology should include considerations such as your risk tolerance, investing goal(s) and time horizon. Once this part is settled, you will get into determining which kinds of