Investment Myths: You Need A Lot Of Money To Invest
Jul11

Investment Myths: You Need A Lot Of Money To Invest

A very common myth is that  “you need a lot of money in order to start investing” (or to start investing on your own).  This is usually heard from those who don’t actively invest on their own, or from mutual funds who ask a minimum $5000 of your money. However, this myth is probably the furthest from the truth!   Knowledge Is Needed, And A Little Bit Of Money Money is just the physical resource that you would...

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Read Quarterly & Annual Reports – Successful Investing [Issue#02]
Apr09

Read Quarterly & Annual Reports – Successful Investing [Issue#02]

Now that March has passed, companies have finished reporting annual results for last year and are busy preparing to release Q1 results in the April-June time frame.  Its a good opportunity to catch up on reading the reports that are related to your investment holdings and potential investment candidates.  Reading quarterly & annual reports help investors to gain more information & accumulate knowledge. Other benefits include...

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Happy Canada Day & Independence Day!
Jul01

Happy Canada Day & Independence Day!

This long weekend, its Canada Day (July 1st) in Canada, and Independence Day (July 4th) in the United States of America! The long weekend always reminds me of the goal of financial independence. Every July 4th holiday weekend, I ponder about how many more July 4ths (Independence Days) will pass until my own Independence Day arrives.  Not many, I hope. Financial independence has a different meaning for each person.  For some it may...

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Holding Cash – Successful Investing [Issue#01]
Feb04

Holding Cash – Successful Investing [Issue#01]

Many investors tend to avoid holding cash.  Most investors prefer to have their money generate higher returns, rather than sitting idle in a low return cash account or cashable term deposit. This desire to have money working for us is great, but it is acceptable and actually beneficial to have some cash sitting idle (or almost idle). The tendency of Do-It-Yourself (DIY) investors to use up all their cash within the investment...

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Introduction – Successful Investing [Issue#00]
Feb04

Introduction – Successful Investing [Issue#00]

The Successful Investing series will focus on personally tested & proven KEY ideas, concepts, techniques, methods, strategies, investments, and tools that I believe will truly help the investor improve their investment success without unnecessary risk. Investors looking for real investment tips that work for becoming a more successful investor, will find them in this series.  This series is intended to help the investor evolve so...

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