Best Utility Stocks: My Top 3!

Last but not least of this Utilities Series! Today, I cover my Top 3 US Utilities. Again, one of the great upside of utilities is the fact they’re mostly recession-proof. No matter what’s going on on the market, everybody needs power and water! If you missed them, here

Best Canadian Utilities: My Top 4!

If you feel uncomfortable about the market right now, utilities should not get you worried too much with their strong yield and their decent dividend growth! There are some great utilities on the Canadian side and today I’ll go through my Top 4! Note that this article is part

You Shall Never Wait to Invest – October 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

Invest for the Future: Best Renewable Energy Stocks

Surprisingly enough, renewable energy stocks are not part of the energy sector; they are considered as utilities. It is no secret, renewable energy stocks are becoming more popular due to the environmental concerns around the globe. Today, I discuss the four stocks I consider as th

What Are Utilities and Why You Should Hold Some

Utilities include a bunch of boring yet essential stocks for any retirement portfolio. But what are they exactly? Why should you hold them? What to look for? Today, I do a complete overview of this sector and its five subsectors. You probably know by now that I am French-Canadian a

Protect Your Dividend, Payout Ratios Explained

What is the best and fastest way to determine the ability of a company to pay dividend? The dividend payout ratio, right? Most investors would agree. However, it’s a little more complicated. Today, we’re going to review four types of dividend payout ratios along with th

4 Steps to Build a Solid Investment Thesis

Many readers ask me how I make my sell decisions. I have only three sell rules and most of my transactions are explained by the first one. I sell when: The company doesn’t match my investment thesis anymore. The company cut its dividend (a few exceptions apply amid COVID-19). The c

The Silent Voice Telling You It’s Going To Be Okay – September 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

Automattic Awarded Coveted Spot on Forbes Cloud 100 List

Automattic recognized in the definitive list of the Top 100 Private Cloud Companies in the World.

The New Jetpack Search Add-On

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