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Q1 and Q2 Passive Income Totals

The first half of the year has come and gone. This represents an opportunity to take measure of how the passive income train has been rolling down the tracks. Due to the strength of the overall market, I have not been adding significantly to my stock portfolio. I...
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Five Year Plan, Update #1

A year and half ago (August 2015) I announced my Five Year Plan to achieve what I dubbed at the time to be “Semi-Financial Freedom” (SFF). What this implies is having reached a point in life where a large number of lifestyle expenses are covered by passive income...
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2016: Year In Review

Word of the year for 2016: Unbalanced. While I was able to make sizeable gains in terms of cash on the sidelines, I made a limited number of acquisitions. Likewise, while I spent the majority of my productive waking hours at work, I contributed less to this website...
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Are Dividends The Only Option?

As a self-proclaimed “Dividend Growth Investor” (DGI), I firmly believe the best path to success in the stock market is to focus on cash flows by investing in high quality dividend paying companies. As dividends rise and are reinvested, returns compound for the patient investor. The best dividend...
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Weekend Reading #1

One of the great joys of the Internet is being able to connect with and learn from other people from around the world. Much of my dividend growth investing strategy has been influenced by reading other bloggers and authors and then taking what I’ve learned to create my...
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Compound Interest

When an investor makes a loan, they typically expect the recipient to pay interest to compensate for use of the money. So, on a loan of $200 with an interest rate of 10%, the investor would be paid $20 of interest. As much as receiving 10% on a...
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2016 Goals

Having just completed my review of 2015, it is time to leave the past twelve months and project ahead for the dozen to come. Rick will be providing his goals in a separate article (or I may simply amend this one when he’s got his down on paper)....
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Liberal Majority Government

Politics in Canada. Hum. There’s usually not a whole lot to report on this front. Canadians are a very easy-going bunch. We don’t make too much noise and generally don’t get together as a group on many issues beyond sports like hockey and the Blue Jays (yes, baseball...
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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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