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If you are going to buy index funds, ETFs, or mutual funds the answer is no. 12 months ago the Dow was sitting at 20,269 and today it is at 24,640. Broadly speaking the market is still very high. You should not buy stocks when they are overvalued. Buy Low You can invest in individual […]
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Do you own any Mutual Funds, ETFs, or Index Funds? If so, do you know how much you pay in fees each year? What is the fee? Each of the investment products I listed above have fees. The fund company has to employ fund managers and staff, has to pay for office space, marketing, and […]
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Imagine earning $417,792 each year for the rest of your life, and getting annual increases too! I’ve written many times about the power of dividends especially increasing dividends. Now let’s take a look at a real-life example with Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart shares multiply Wal-Mart became a public company on October 1, 1970 and started issuing shares […]
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Simply Investing by Kanwal Sarai - 3M ago

You build wealth one stock at a time. In this case you grow your investment 373% with just one stock. Then you continue to hold the stock for its growing income. Lowe’s was founded in 1964 and operates as a home improvement company in the United States, Canada, and Mexico. It operates 2,365 home improvement […]
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  As an investor you know the importance of diversifying your portfolio. By investing internationally, you can protect your portfolio from market declines. So, is it better to buy International Index Funds? How do you buy stocks in other parts of the world? How does the currency exchange work? How do you invest locally but […]
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  History is full of companies that have lied on their financial statements. As an investor how can you avoid investing your hard-earned money in companies that lie? The investing part is simple, and the answer comes from Lowell Miller. But first let’s take a quick history lesson: Tyco Ltd: In 2005 its CEO Dennis […]
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Last fall I had the pleasure of meeting Mike Drak, and Jonathan Chevreau, authors of the book "Victory Lap Retirement". At first I thought, “oh another retirement book”. But Mike explained that this book turned the notion of a traditional retirement upside down. This book is about how to design your own life on your […]
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The secret to dividend investing is buying stocks that consistently increase their dividends. You as the investor then has to have the patience to hold on to those stocks. This rewarding approach to investing requires patience and time. In 2000, I purchased 185 shares of TransCanada Corporation (TRP) at $13.40 each, for a total investment […]
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Are you afraid to invest on your own? When it comes to investing, fear and lack of knowledge holds most people back. I’ve been asked many times if my approach to investing is so great why doesn’t everyone do it. Here are my reasons for why people don’t invest on their own in dividend stocks: […]
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Does investing take too long to make money? Yes, it does take time but the rewards are great for those willing to be patient. Don’t be lured by fast money, it comes with high risk. Value investors focus on long-term gain and are not tempted by quick money. Kelley Wright (Editor of IQT) writes: “That, […]
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