Back to Basics (Fed Up with Mutual Funds)

I received an email from a reader this afternoon. Like anyone who invested in mutual funds for years, they discovered  they weren’t making money. Surprise! They wrote how “Fed up with Mutual Funds” they were, but didn’t know how to get started in Dividend Investing. There are so many questions for the new Dividend Investor. If you have been investing in mutual funds, then a lot of this can seem complex and overwhelming. But once you make the start you are well on the road to keeping your ...

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Index Investing ~ Canadian Couch Potato

At heart I’m a dividend investor.  Nothing is more exciting to me than to buy a quality stock at its lows, watch it go up in value, and then sit back and collect my dividend income. To me the reward of patience, persistence, and the desire to invest for myself is the ultimate reward.  Since I’m into good quality stocks that pay me for owning them, I’m not overly concerned with market movements.  When the market goes down, that gives me the chance to buy a quality stock for a bargain price. ...

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