Updates: November 17-23

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Today, I have to wish my Dad a Happy Birthday! Given the magnitude of the milestone (it ends in ‘0’), I decided to travel the few hours back to my hometown and surprise him for the weekend! As I struggle to build a fire in their wood burning stove, I remember all the little things you can take for granted in the city. Sure, my parents have electric heating, but it sure is more fun (and...

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Should I buy Canadian Oil Sands for my TFSA?

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I’ve started getting itchy to make a new purchase for my TFSA again.  I have a bit of cash sitting in my Questrade account, and damn it… it’s not making me money! Right now, my TFSA holdings consist of: BMO.TO – 57% RSI.TO – 15% SLF.TO – 28% BMO and Sunlife are both very high right now, which makes me reluctant to add more shares.  Rogers Sugar is basically flat and I have...

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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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Should I purchase Encana for my TFSA?

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Last week, I bought another 20 shares of BMO stock, bringing my total to 60 shares in my TFSA.  I was quite pleased that I was able to snag a handful of shares when the priced took a mini dip to $61.  Everything has seemed so high lately – great for value but not so great if you’re in the market to buy.I need another 40 or so shares before I can starting DRIPing it.  I already have...

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