Two Stocks on My Buy List: Tecsys (TCS.TO) and Atco (ACO.X.TO)

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. Today, we’ll discuss

[Podcast] DGB 10: Get the Best of Each Sector Series – Technology and a Guide to Buying Tech Stocks

It’d be hard to imagine today’s life without technology. Many stocks in that sector seem overvalued and many investors fear another tech bubble. In this episode, Mike and his co-host review the whole sector and share a simple guide to buying tech stocks. Get the best of

The Renewable Energy “Bear Market”?

Mark the date of January 6th, 2021 as the infamous day where the U.S. Capitol building was attacked by insurrectionists. That day was the date of Joe Biden’s certification as the new President of the United States. It is also since that date that renewable energy stocks have fallen

[Podcast] DGB 09: Get the Best of Each Sector Series – Healthcare and Utilities

As dividend growth investors, we like essential products as they create a constant demand. The Healthcare and the Utilities sectors fit well in that definition. While their reliable dividends make them attractive for retirees, one should not forget to look at these capital-intensiv

[Podcast] DGB 08: Sector Allocation – How Many Sectors Should You Have in Your Portfolio and Which Ones?

Sector allocation is a key component in a good investment strategy. But how many should an investor hold? And which ones? If you follow Mike’s simple process, you will rapidly build your sector allocation and identify the ideal number of stocks to hold in each. Master this co

Brookfield Stocks: Which Type of Shares Should You Hold?

Brookfield stocks have reported robust performances for several years. Most of them trade on both the Canadian and U.S. markets and offer generous dividend payouts. However, understanding the differences between Brookfield Infrastructure, Renewable, Properties or Asset Management c

[Podcast] DGB 07: Get the Best of Each Sector Series – Communication and Financial Services

When thinking about the Communication Services sector, telecoms instantly come to mind. In the Financial Services, we can’t help stating banks! Yet, these sectors have evolved in recent years with new players coming in. How did it change them, and how to get the best of them?

A Few Lessons From the Past 12 Months – February Dividend Income Report

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

Financial Services Sector: Both Exciting and Scary for Investors

The financial sector is both exciting and scary for investors. On the one hand, you have solid banks which are the heart of our capitalist system. They are a sign of trust, stability and growth. On the other hand, you think about all the exotic financial strategies like mortgage-ba