Your Past Returns Are Your Protection Against Today’s Downturns – September 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

No Dividend Growth: Keep or Sell? [Podcast]

Can a dividend growth investor keep non-growing dividend stocks? We always insist on dividend growth, but what happens if your holding shows no more: should you keep or sell? Mike has built a 5-rule decision process to help investors who find themselves in such a case. Today, we pu

Why Should You Be a Dividend Growth Investor and Nothing Else [Podcast]

Why would you want to become a Dividend Growth Investor? While it’s not the only route to a stress-free retirement, dividend growth investing is a good one. Today, we preach to the converted or give you the episode you need to forward to your friends who doubt your strategy!

What You Need to Know About Canoe [Podcast]

Canoe Income Fund (EIT.UN.TO) is a Canadian closed-end investment trust that looks like the perfect income product for retirees. Yet, the fund is so complex that we needed a full episode to demystify it. Here’s all you must know about this 9% yielder! Here’s the complet

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

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