The Dividend Growth Index – August 2012 Update

Update: For the Dividend Growth Index – sold position in Staples Inc. (SPLS) on missed earnings and low margins, and purchased a position in Johnson & Johnson (JNJ). The Office Sector Slump While stock markets are on a tear since their declines in May this year, the office supplies retail sector has not been doing so well. Sales, profits and revenues have been declining , leaving the office supply retail sector in a bind. Take the smaller player in the industry Office Depot (ODP), with ...

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How Much Money Do You Need to Save for Retirement?

Today, I have a guest post from Clare, money-saving writer on Canadian shopping site, Bargainmoose.ca. On Bargainmoose, they share the latest shopping deals, freebies and coupon codes, helping Canadians save cash while they spend. Clare is going to be writing about retirement; specifically about how much money you really need to save for that time of your life. How Much Money Do You Need to Save for Retirement? This is a common question about which people may worry, but not actually do anything about ...

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Recent Buy

Recent Buy: CLF, BNS and RY

Buy Low and Sell High is a great investment tenet. One of the biggest dilemmas with this investment doctrine, is when markets are down, it doesn’t always mean you have the funds to invest. Case in point, in May 2012 the TSX hit its 52 week lows. Although I have no way to know where market tops or bottoms are, I would love to have bought into some great stocks at that time. If I am already fully invested, and don’t have any investment capital, then it really makes no difference whether markets ...

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How I Make Money Blogging eBook

How I Make Money Blogging – The Beginners Guide to Building a Money-Making Blog

This week I’m getting back to one of my favorite topics – making money online. For most of us, that is the ultimate goal and dream – to leave our jobs and make a full-time income online! One blogger who has successfully achieved that goal is Crystal Stemberger. In fact, she has been so successful, her husband left his job to come and work for her. 😉 Last month, Crystal released her new eBook – How I Make Money Blogging: The Beginners Guide to Building a Money-Making Blog Full ...

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