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Dividend Income – June 2018 Update

3.5 weeks after getting sick and having bronchitis, I am finally feeling better. The coughing is still lingering though, so hopefully that’ll go away soon. Although I have been walking a lot the last 3.5 weeks, it would be good…

FI Interview #6 – Create a Net Worth Statement

I’m still recovering from the sickness. I went to the doctor last week and was told I got bronchitis and was put on 7 days of antibiotics. So I’ve been taking it easy and working on getting better. I’m…

Growing dividend income

Over the past number of years, we have been slowly building our passive income, in particular, dividend income, so that one day our annual passive income is greater than our annual expenses. When this happens, we can call ourselves…

view from Taipei Marriott

Random thoughts – Asia travel edition

I have been on the road in Asia for the past 10 days and by the time this post goes live, I will be in the air, on my way back to Vancouver. For this trip, I landed in…

tea plantation in Taiwan

Dividend Income – May 2018 Update

I’m currently in Taipei, Taiwan and I’m checking out many of the different Taiwanese dishes ranging from beef noodles soup, stinky tofu, egg roll pancake, minced & braised pork on rice, and many more. I’m in the hunt for…

Another year, same old same old

Yesterday, we saw a worldwide sell-off caused by instability in the Italian political system. Somehow, investors were extremely worried that a repeat election in Italy, the Euro zone’s third-largest economy, may cause Italy to eventually withdraw from the European Union,…