Introducing The Financial Freedom Dictionary!

The hardest part of learning any new skill is getting started. Time and time again when I am discussing the concept of financial independence with interested parties, they say they feel lost from the outset because they simply have not learned the language. We would like to introduce...
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5 Things To Do In The Morning

A few mornings ago I woke up at 4:30a.m., an hour before my alarm clock. Struggling for a few moments on whether to go back to sleep or make use of the time, I decided to get up and head to the gym. The 24-hour gym we have...
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Foreign Exchange

As a Canadian living in a border town, discussion surrounding the conversion between CAD and USD is particularly pronounced. A huge number of people in my area go South of the Border to do their groceries where certain products such as dairy are significantly cheaper. This phenomenon has...
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Watchlist For October

I have been preaching quite a bit recently regarding the importance of keeping a watchlist on hand for fire sales in the stock market. With rampant volatility run amok, being prepared with some stocks you’d like to own and knowing the prices you’d like to pay is critical...
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Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is: $8,000 Invested

I’ve been doing a lot of talking around this site recently regarding the state of the stock market generally. With +2% oscillations coming almost daily, there has been no shortage of headlines to filter through. One of our most trusted rules of investing is that downturns represent opportunities....
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Recent Buy: Bank of Nova Scotia

The recent volatility in the stock market has demonstrated the importance of keeping a watch list of stocks on hand. This way, when equity markets crater downward it is possible to move quickly without needing to go into a full analysis of stocks and potentially miss an opportunity....
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How To Win In Choppy Markets

We have witnessed an exciting summer on the investing front. Markets have been oscillating between extremes as the banter has continued regarding a potential default in Greece, the Chinese slowdown situation, among other headlines. Today alone witnessed a 1,000 point drop in the Dow which is, as it turns...
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Financial Proverbs 1.0

One of the easiest, most effective ways to learn about any subject is by purveying available proverbs for bite-sized snippets of wisdom. I am hoping to share additional proverbs as time goes on with each of these posts featuring around three apiece. “Wealth is lost in three generations.”...
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Five Year Plan

My journey to financial independence can be traced back roughly to the year 2006. To my best recollection I was around 19 when I first stumbled across the book, Guide To Getting Rich by Robert Kiyosaki. It is one of Kiyosaki’s lesser-known titles and certainly far less heralded...
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