Tawcan is a Canadian personal finance and dividend investing blog that chronicle my quest for financial independence and joyful life.

I started this blog to show it is possible to achieve financial independence as a single income family with two young kids while living in Vancouver Canada, one of the most expensive cities in the world.

My wife and I started building our dividend portfolio in 2011 after a financial epiphany.

Today, the portfolio generates over $2,250 dividends per month and covers over 55% of our expenses.

Our dream is to become financially independent in our 40s and live off dividends.

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Our future travel plans

future travel plans

It’s hard to believe that the last time I stepped foot on the plane was more than a year ago. Considering that I spent 147.03 hours flying (over 6 days!) in 2019, it is weird …

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PC Insiders Review – Is it worth it? Updated 2021

PC Insiders review

When I first published the Canadian grocery store comparisons, some readers pointed out the benefits of the PC Insiders subscription program. Since we have been doing more and more shopping at Superstore, the idea of …

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2021 Goals and Resolutions – Q2 Update

2021 Goals and Resolutions Q2 Update

Can you believe 2021 is already half over? With the warmer, sunnier summer weather here in Vancouver, we are spending a lot of time outside, especially in our backyard garden. The warmer sunnier weather also …

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Dividend Income – June 2021 Update

dividend income

It’s time for our monthly dividend income update. For those of you that are new, we plan to live off dividends when we are financially independent. While it would be amazing to receive $360k in …

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