What I Sold To Pay Off My Mortgage

As a follow up to my article on paying off my mortgage, I promised to post which stocks I sold, when I sold them, and what the price was if readers showed any interest in that information. I received a few e-mails requesting those details so, as promised, here is the data: February 29, 2012 Sales: TransCanada Pipeline – $43.02 Sun Life Financial – $$21.70 Proctor and Gamble (USD) – $67.70

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3 Reasons You Should Be Invested In Dividend Stocks Right Now

If you’re still standing on the sidelines in cash at the moment, here are three good reasons that you should be invested in stocks right now. An investor’s choice of asset allocation is the single largest factor that will influence the probability of long-term success. Historical evidence suggests that cash investments return the least amount over the long run. There is significant upside potential in equities for long-term investors right

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Putting Out The Greece Fire!

It has been said that Shakespeare drew his inspiration for many plays from classic Greek dramas. If he were alive today, I don’t think there would be any shortage of inspiration for new projects! Of course, the situation in Greece has been front page news this week and it has created some choppy waters for investors (it was another volatile day on the markets yesterday – but that was apparently caused by

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Investing In Canada

The importance of global diversification is often discussed as important as an investor in today’s global economy, and with the MSCI World Index and EAFE (Europe, Australasia and Far East) Index both up about 27% in U.S. dollar terms in 2009, that message remains important. However, over the past few years, we’ve been reminded of the great investment opportunities in Canada. More Than Just Resources Canada has not gone unnoticed by

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