Jumping in to online investing

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This is a Guest Post. Interested in Guest Posting with us? Check out our policy and get in touch! Frugality and saving money are important steps towards financial independence – but what’s next? Eventually, you’re going to have to figure out where all your hard earned money should be going in order to reach your financial goals. A savings account is great, but interest rates won’t...

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Dollar Value Averaging – Where have you been all my life?

Dollar Value Averaging, stock market, investment portfolio
Last weekend, I was out playing some racquetball with Freedom Thirty Five Blog and Modest Money. Jeremy has been raving about Jason Kelly’s book, The Neatest Little Guide to Stock Market Investing, for a few months now (check out his review). He brought me a copy to read, and in record pace (for me, at least) I’ve managed to read almost the entire book in a single week. It helped that I...

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Investment update: 2013

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It’s been awhile since we provided an update on our investment plans but you can check out our 2011 investment update as a reference from where we’ve come from! Since then, we’ve added another property to our real estate portfolio and are in the process of moving all our RRSP and TFSA investments to an online brokerage. we continue to be successful landlords and are working towards...

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Choosing NOT to participate in my employee stock plan

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My current employer offers employees a chance to purchase company stock at a guaranteed discount.  You enrol in 6 month periods and allocate a certain percentage (2% and up) of your salary towards purchasing stock.  While there is a maximum number of stocks that you may purchase at one time (it’s a very high number…), the stocks are yours without restriction and you can sell them at any...

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