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November 2015

  • reading

    Weekend Reading – Asia travel edition

    Happy Thanksgiving weekend to our US readers. Unlike our US counterparts, we Canadians are slightly backwards as we have already celebrated our Thanksgiving a month ago. Let’s all remember to be grateful…

  • Frugality is a lifestyle, not a fad

    When it comes to frugality, it has always been in my blood stream. My parents have already been frugal and this frugal practice was passed down to me. My parents frugal practice…

  • So my parents called me boring… take two

    I work in high tech, so I’m quite familiar with the latest electronic gadgets available in the market today. Quite regularly, I get to play with the latest electronic gadgets that have not been launched. As…

  • Guilty pleasure

    There are so many interesting English phrases that puzzles my mind on a daily basis. Today we’ll explore the phrase Guilty Pleasure. By Wikipedia definition, Guilty Pleasure is something, such as…

  • In Flanders Fields

    In Flanders fields the poppies blow Between the crosses, row on row, That mark our place; and in the sky The larks, still bravely singing, fly Scarce heard amid the guns…

  • Dividend income – October 2015 update

    It’s hard to believe that October 2015 is now in the history book. We saw a slight rebound in the stock market this past month. Would this rebound continue in November…

  • Recent sell & buys – POT, WMT, VXC

    When I evaluated our dividend growth for 2015, I learned that we need to put more focus on high growth dividend stocks. One of the short term goals I have is…