Blog 2 Columns

High-Yield Stock Battle [Podcast]

Finding quality stocks yielding over 5% is not that simple! Yet, many retirees or income-seeking investors are looking for them. We’ve decided to help them out with a stock battle! For each pick, Mike will discuss why he likes it and Vero will challenge him with another similar ide

Are You Allowed to Speculate in a Dividend Portfolio? [Podcast]

After over a decade of double-digit returns, many companies saw their stock price drop this year. Added to inflation and interest uncertainties, it seems complicated to find safe buying opportunities. Should you still take some risks? Should you speculate in a dividend portfolio? D

Quitting My Job and Investing My Pension Plan – August Dividend Income Report

In September of 2017, I received slightly over $100K from my former employer, representing the commuted value of my pension plan. I decided to invest 100% of this money in dividend growth stocks. Each month, I publish my results on those investments. I don’t do this to brag. I do t

Quarterly Earnings Review: Best and Worst News [Podcast]

The earnings season is almost over, and we are getting ready to start the final sprint toward the end of the year. If you are like us and you are fully invested, it wasn’t a good one. Because investment decisions must be taken with as much clear information as possible, here’

Paying Down Debt or Investing [Podcast]

Considering the rising interest rates and the down market, is it still a good idea to focus on investing? Should you pay down your debt first? What does it depend on? How to do the math? Let’s answer those questions with the help of a former financial planner and seasoned inv

Kili and Investing [Podcast]

Investing is like a great hike. You plan, but you never really know what will happen or if a storm is ahead. Mike shares how he financially, physically, and mentally prepared to climb Kilimanjaro and the life lessons learned that apply to investing. You’ll Learn In such an ad