August 2022 Portfolio Update – European Sojourn

August is a beautiful month. It’s that last breath of Summer before the leaves turn. For the first time in a long time, I took a vacation during the warm months; I typically save my extended time off for the snowy season. Dividend Summary I earned dividends from...
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July 2022 Portfolio Update – Interest Rate Shocker

Weather-wise, July turned out to be one of the mildest ones I can remember. Getting outside was reasonable most days and I certainly took advantage of that. On the stock market front, I posted some solid dividend returns in the month. Dividend Summary I earned dividend income from...
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June 2022 Portfolio Update – Rampant Inflation

The story of the past month has been the inflation that is ripping through our economic system. Pretty much everything is costing considerably more than it did a year ago—aside from certain stocks and crypto, of course. As the war persists in Ukraine, fuel prices at the pump...
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May 2022 Portfolio Update – Rocky Markets

May was characterized by high inflation. A confluence of geopolitical factors continue to lead to higher prices in just about anything you can name. As fuel, food, and other prices soar, central banks are under pressure to boost rates. The challenge with this, of course, is that increasing...
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April 2022 Portfolio Update – BCE Crosses $200 Quarterly

April brought with it more talk of high inflation and concerns over the rocky geopolitical situation. The tragic war in Ukraine has continued to have ripple effects through the entire economy. Amid this backdrop of a falling stock market, I’ve continued to make progress within my portfolio. Dividend...
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The 10 Best Canadian Stocks to Hold Forever

Investing in the stock market can be difficult when there are so many options available. To simplify this problem, I am going to list what I believe are the 10 best Canadian stocks to hold forever. In writing this article, my plan is to highlight the top Canadian...
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February 2022 Portfolio Update – Snowy Dividends

This was an eventful month. Whether we’re talking about personal finance, geopolitical destabilization, or the usual pandemic-driven-narrative, flux is the order of the day. Nevertheless, the dividend growth investing strategy remains strong. It’s a reliable port in any storm. Dividend Summary I received payments from six companies, two...
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January 2022 Portfolio Update – Modified Stage 2

The start of 2022 brought with it another lockdown, otherwise known as “Modified Stage 2”. That put a damper on my usual movie-going. The bright side is that things open back up tomorrow, to some extent. It has been a volatile month in the markets as high-flying tech...
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Why Did Microsoft Buy Activision Blizzard?

Microsoft (MSFT) announced today that it will be acquiring Activision Blizzard (ATVI) in an all-cash deal valued at $68.7 billion—$95.00 per ATVI share. This comes as a huge splash in the Big Tech space, as virtually all companies have been aiming to develop interactive entertainment content. This will...
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