Changes I’ll Do with My Portfolio at Retirement [Podcast]

Portfolio management at retirement seems to be a concern for many investors. And while every situation is unique, we thought of going through the changes Mike will personally do when the time comes. This should give our listeners the points they should consider when starting to dra

FIRE, Fat FIRE, or Lifestyle Design [Podcast]

Most people retire at around 60-65 years old. Many investors know about the FIRE movement but might find it hard to achieve. But did you ever think about your own retirement design? What are the pros and cons of each option and which one is best suited for you? And what’s the

How to Invest in Real Estate and Reach FIRE with Tracy Ma [Podcast]

Subscribe: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts Want to retire early and live your dreams? Today, we welcome our first guest who did so in her 30’s: Tracy Ma. Tracy is passionate about real estate investment and she’s into the FIRE movement. She shares with Mike her perso

The Best 4%+ Yield Dividend Stocks [Podcast]

Subscribe: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts Investors looking for income are out of luck with today’s low-interest rates. However, it is possible to get a 4%+ income with dividend-paying stocks. Here are our best ideas for income-seeking investors! You’ll Learn

How Mike Became a Dividend Growth Investor and Which Lessons Did He Learn [Podcast]

Subscribe: Spotify, Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts Mike started investing in dividend stocks in 2010. How did he become a dividend growth investor? What led him to that investment strategy? Today, we’ll cover Mike’s investing story and which lessons he learned through

Retirement and the Withdrawal Mechanics

I remember my days as a financial planner. When I worked with my clients on their retirement plans, the easiest part was withdrawals. Why? Because we were taking care of their money. In private banking, we offered an “all-inclusive” service where we would manage how, when, and wher

How to Turn Your Portfolio Into a Safe Money Making Machine

Retiring is like learning how to skate. We all know how to stand and how to walk. Yet, once we put skates on, there is a whole new world of movements (and muscles!) that must work together to make sure you keep standing and, hopefully, moving forward. You’ve spent your entire life

The New Jetpack Search Add-On

As your website grows, it becomes challenging for visitors to find exactly what they need. Being prolific and publishing lots of posts and pages is a net positive for engaging and growing your audience, but it also means visitors may be more likely to find content that isn’t relevant

Two Covid-Proof Stock Ideas for Retirees

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. As we prepare for another

Top 3 Canadian REITs for 2020 – And Why RioCan is not Part of It

Most retirees love REITs because their sole purpose is to distribute as much money as possible to their units holder. This sounds like music to the ears of those who are looking for a nice paycheck coming into their bank account every single month (or quarterly). But one must be ca