Financial Independence Travel Inspirations

It’s Victoria Day today (or as many Canadians call it, the May long weekend). The May long weekend typically is a sign that summer is around the corner and we will start getting lots of sunshine here in Vancouver. In…

Dividend Income – April 2018 Update

It’s May and the weather in Vancouver is getting warmer and sunnier every day. I have been walking around in a T-shirt, without a jacket. It feels that summer is just around the corner. Nicer weather also means that…

Re-examine our dividend portfolio

Since 2011, Mrs. T and I have been working hard to grow our dividend portfolio so one day our dividend income and other passive income are greater or equal to our annual expenses. When this happens, we can call…

Financially independent…but we choose not to be

It’s hard to believe April is almost over and May is just around the corner. It’s getting warmer and sunnier here in Vancouver and it sure feels like summer is just around the corner. Here are some random thoughts.…

Maui slow travel for 12 days

Back in late February, Mrs. T, Baby T1.0, Baby T2.0 and I spent 12 days in Maui. This was one trip where we travel hacked so we saved ourselves over $10,000. We used points for 3 return air tickets…

Dividend Income – Mar 2018 Update

March was a special month for Mrs. T and I as Baby T2.0 turned 2! I will always remember her relatively quick birth at home (planned), holding her for the very first time, clamping and cutting her umbilical cord,…

It’s not about having time it’s about making time

How often do you hear people telling you that they are too busy? Nowadays, it seems that society expects people to be constantly busy. If we are not busy, we are doing something wrong. We are busy with work,…