Monthly Archives

August 2015

  • Sunshine Blogger Award

    This post is inspired by Dividend Hustler who nominated me for the Sunshine Blogger Award. For those unfamiliar, this is a fun way of sharing details about the nominated blogger (in this case, me) with…

  • Breathe, relax, world is not ending

    The stock market has been on a downward spiral lately, mostly caused by the low crude oil price and concerns on Chinese economic growth. Not surprisingly, our stock portfolio has been decreasing…

  • Living life to the fullest

    On May 26, 2015, Dean Potter, the legendary rock climber, BASE (Building, Antenna, Span, and Earth) jumper, BASEliner, highliner, jumped off a 3,500-feet cliff in Yosemite park with his BASE jumping partner Graham…

  • On the road again – some thoughts

    I’ve been on the road this week for some face-to-face customer meetings. On Tuesday I had to get up at 4:15 AM so I could arrive in Vancouver airport to catch…

  • Dividend Income – July 2015 update

    Thank you for dropping by. It’s time for my favourite post of the month – monthly dividend update. I seem to say this a lot lately but I can’t believe it’s…

  • Recent Buys – OHI & VTR

    The stock market has been quite volatile for the last few months. This is a welcome event for someone who’s still in the portfolio accumulation phase. Why? When you’re in the…

  • Happy belated 1 year blog anniversary

    Wow I can’t believe I’ve been blogging on Tawcan.com for over a year year now. My goal has always been to share my ideas on personal finance, frugality, investing, financial independence,…