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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5 Ways to Frugal Living

Being frugal is an art and something Mrs. T and I practice on a daily basis. We’re always finding new ways to save money so we can use whatever saved for investments or big item purchases …

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3 key questions to ask before investing

Finding the right kind of investment is an important factor in generating passive income and have your money working hard for you. There are a lot of things you can invest in, this includes GIC, bonds, stocks, …

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July Dividend Update

Wow another month flew by and it’s already August. I love beginning of the month because this is when I tally all the dividends that we received from owning dividend stocks like AT&T, Telus, and Chevron. …

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10 ways to save money without noticing it

For us, frugal living is all about living below our means and cutting off unnecessary spendings. Having said that, after cutting off most unnecessary spendings you need to look for other ways to trim your spending …

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Best Financial Advice

Before leaving home to attend university I decided to apply for my very first credit card through TD Bank. I was approved with a $6000 credit limit.  Having my own credit card made me felt like …

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