Sean Cooper recently wrote a summary on income investing – dividends and covered calls. As you probably know, I invest in dividend stocks and tend to hold them for the long term.
Related: 5 Advantages of Dividend Stocks
Mark over at My Own Advisor had some simple questions that some investors fail to ask themselves. I believe when it comes to investing, having a (basic) plan and sticking to it through the ups and downs of the market is key for long term success.
Alan recently wrote about how he’s been writing for 10 years and still going strong. A ton of things have changed since he first started writing, and it’s neat to look back at how things were back then. Thank goodness for the TFSA. Congrats, Alan!
If you live in Alberta, you may want to consider opening a bank account with ATB – and collect $350 for doing so. You need to open the account by May 31 and you can even get $150 by referring a friend.
Greg from Club Thrifty wrote about the real reasons why you’re broke – mainly a sense of entitlement. As people struggle to pay off their debt they need to make sure their expectations aren’t too high and that they take responsibility for their actions (spending).
Earlier today the CRTC ruled that cable companies now have to offer pick-and-pay channels and a basic cable package for $25.
Jessica and her husband have been on the hunt for an affordable place to live in Toronto and it seems like it’s becoming more and more difficult, as the average price of a detached home in Toronto is now more than $1 million. Read about her story here.
It’s almost spring which means the mortgage rate battles are just starting to heat up. BMO has kicked it off by lowering their 5 year fixed rate to 2.79%, but you can do even better.
Adam from Modest Money wrote some tips to protect your credit score, which is something I’m all too familiar with from a few months ago when I lost some personal data and had to take steps to protect my identity.
I’m off to New York City for spring break – have a good weekend everyone!