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Debt: the elephant in the room

Debt. Everybody has it, nobody wants to talk about it. I know I don’t … Unfortunately, though, I’ve reached a...

February portfolio update: new personal dividend record

It took until the last day, but thank’s to today’s dividends from Bank of Montreal ($1.46), Ameriprise Financial ($0.83) and...

Today’s dividend: Royal Bank of Canada

The dividends just keep coming. Today’s payment – $0.72 for my single share of Royal Bank of Canada – was...

Learning to deal with the dips

S&P 500 suffers 2nd biggest loss of the year The DOW was down almost 1%, the NASDAQ tumbled more than...

The DOW just doesn’t want to go down

The best part about investing is the market always goes up. Wait … that doesn’t sound right. That’s not right,...

YUM … another dividend

When I added YUM! Brands to my portfolio, I really didn’t have many expectations. I was looking for a company...

July portfolio update

July, like every month, was a busy one for my portfolio. I started or added to five different positions, 40...

nearly new record

Almost a new dividend record … almost

I’ve noticed the first day of the month tends to be a good one for dividends. How good? Well, Tuesday,...

I wish I had Bill Ackman’s pull

ADP shares surge on news of Ackman stake When billionaire investor Bill Ackman’s Pershing Square Capital Management builds a stake...

Breaking into new territory

Like any worthwhile endeavor, dividend-growth investing takes time and effort. Success doesn't happen overnight ... it's about creating a path and methodically marching along it. Don't stray, but take your time and enjoy the stroll