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Important Message for RSS Subscribers

During the last two days, AWeber Communications has been under a DDOS (Distributed Denial of Service) Attack. This attack has caused a complete failure of both the AWeber website, and all associated client and email services. I am confident AWeber will be able to restore their services, and I certainly wish them the best during this time. AWeber currently handles both my RSS feed by email as well as the newsletter. Although I was originally using Google FeedBurner, I discussed my reasons why I had ...

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The Ninja’s Year in Review: 2013

Last year I began a tradition on the Dividend Ninja with the Ninja’s Year In Review: 2012. At the end of 2012, according to the Mayan Long-Count Calendar, the world was going to end (literally). In addition, the media-spun Fiscal Cliff was destined to throw the United States and entire world into a global recession. Of course these events never transpired. The world did not end, and the United States as well as most of the world’s economies, continued to prosper. In fact, global stock ...

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Investing In Kids – CIBC Miracle Day

This post is not a paid advertisement, and is written to help bring awareness to CIBC Miracle Day on Wednesday December 4th, 2013. Show your support and make a difference in the lives of Canadian children and their families. What is Miracle Day? Miracle Day is an initiative with CIBC and CIBC Wood Gundy employees that dates back to 1984. The concept was simple. Branch manager Timothy Miller, along with a group of investment advisors at the 42nd Street branch, decided to donate their commissions ...

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Three Year Blogging Birthday!

Today, the Dividend Ninja is 3 years old! Back on September 12th, 2010, I wrote my first post, Dividend Investing (In the Beginning). It was by no means a masterpiece, or worthy of many mentions. However, I fully understood the fees I was paying on my mutual funds, and how those fees impacted my returns. I had already started buying dividend paying stocks in late 2009 to early 2010. I still held my bond funds at the time and had no intention to go with a 100% equity portfolio. I just couldn’t after ...

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