The last few weeks, the market has been trending downward. Quite a number of stocks are now near or at 52 week low prices. To take advantage of the market selloff, we have been busy buying small quantities of index ETFs like VCN and VXC … Continue Reading
Before you read this post, I just want to give the disclaimer this is going to be a very personal post and quite long. Although this is a personal finance blog focusing on financial independence (early retire too I suppose), stock investing, and dividend income, … Continue Reading
It’s October and that means we are now officially in the final quarter of 2018! Where did the time go? In late September the weather started to turn in Vancouver. We started having a number of VERY rainy days where it just poured. One day, … Continue Reading
Hello, my name is Bob. I'm from Vancouver Canada. This is a personal finance blog where I chronicle my quest for joyful life and financial independence.
In 2011, my wife and I had a financial epiphany and started our financial independence retire early (FIRE) journey. Since then, we have amassed a dividend portfolio that generates over $2,100 per month.
I wanted to use this blog to demonstrate that it is possible to achieve financial independence as a single income family with two young kids while living in one of the most expensive cities in the world.
Some of the topics I write are: financial independence retire early (FIRE), dividend & index investing, money mindset, save-spend balance, and travels.