Monthly Archives

August 2016

  • Ask the readers: How do you tip?

    I’ll be honest. Although I grew up in Canada for more than half of my life, I still don’t quite understand the concept of tipping. Tipping is not a common practice…

  • Where should I keep my dividend stocks?

    When I first started as a Canadian dividend growth investor, one of the first questions I had was where should I keep my dividend stocks. Given all the different types of accounts…

  • Weekend Reading

    Now the Rio Olympic games are over, I’m having a slight Olympic withdrawal. It was really cool seeing these top athletes competing at the highest level. Mrs. T and I were…

  • Why your perception of expensive is relative

    The word expensive is an adjective describing something that costs a lot of money. What does it mean by “costs a lot of money?” I believe the word expensive is relative. Because…

  • Schedule thinking time

    I came across a brilliant tip the other day and thought I would share with all my readers. The tip is quite simple, it says that we should schedule thinking time.…

  • Parental struggles during vacation

    I took the last two weeks off to spend more time with my family. We spent 5 days in the Okanagan and the rest at home. It was nice to spend more…

  • My beef with personal finance gurus

    I have a confession to make today – I have serious beef with many personal finance gurus. I totally disagree with the following advice many of them give: use cash, do not…