Tawcan is a Canadian personal finance and dividend investing blog that chronicles 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 $2,500 dividends per month. Our dream is to become financially independent and live off dividends by 2025.


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Don’t quibble over eighths and quarters

I have been reading “Common Stocks and Uncommon Profits” by Philip A. Fisher. This book is considered as one of the must read investment books and Warren Buffett has recommended it. In the book Fisher talked …

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October dividend update

Between signing all the property related legal documents, packing, moving, unpacking, and planning a birthday party for Baby T, October flew by quickly. November will be a busy month for me due to all the work trips. …

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Dying to be me

I read a lot of books in my spare time. Although most of my readings are on personal finances and investing topics, occasionally I read novels and other non-fictional books. I recently read a booked …

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Five frugal moving tips

Mrs. T and I spent this past weekend moving from our old apartment to our new house. The moving itself went really smoothly and was much faster than I expected. It certainly helped to have …

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5 frugal ways to save on grocery bill

As human beings, we all need to eat food to continue our everyday lives. Avoiding food for a few days and our bodily functions will shut down completely. I’m a firm believer that we are …

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