Monthly Archives

July 2016

  • reading

    Weekend Reading – BC Long weekend edition

    I’m back from my week long vacation in the Okanagan with boxes and boxes of apricots, cherries, and peaches. We kinda went crazy with the fruit purchase. Next up, baking and…

  • Weekend Reading – Summer vacation edition

    After spending a week in hot and humid Asia last week, I sure am glad to be back in Vancouver where the word “hot” summer days typically consists of temperature in the…

  • Our financial independence assumptions

    This article is inspired by Mark’s recent post on his blog where he revisited their financial independence assumptions. I have shared some numbers on this little blog of mine in the past like…

  • The importance of appreciation

    I found the following list while going through some old documents on my Google Drive the other day. It’s interesting to reflect and see something that I wrote down 4 years…

  • Personal finance thoughts from China

    I’m in Shenzhen, China this week for work. Shenzhen is the one of the high tech meccas in China and it’s pretty crazy to consider that there are over 10 million…

  • Recent buys – TGT & BEP.UN

    As long time readers may know, one of our goals for 2016 is to receive over over $13,000 in dividend income. Considering that we received slightly over $10,000 in 2015, we know…

  • Life Reflection

    Today a co-worker of mine lost his battle with ALS. He was a kind gentleman and a good friend to many of us. Because he worked remotely, I only saw him every few…

  • Dividend Income – June 2016 Update

    Wow I can’t believe 2016 is half way over already. It’s that time of the month where I post my favourite topic – monthly dividend income update! For those of you…