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How do you know when a stock is priced low?

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Stock prices go up and down all the time. Everyone has heard the phrase "buy low and sell high". How do you know when a stock is priced low (on sale), and why should you "buy low"?

stocks on saleHow do you know when a stock is priced low?
I've created a short video that shows you how to quickly determine when a stock is priced low (undervalued). You can watch the video here on my Youtube Channel.

Why should you buy low?
Let's say a stock is priced low at $15 and priced high at $65. …

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6 Bank Dividend Increases in One Week

Six Canadian banks recently announced dividend increases and share buybacks within the first week of December (2021). Continue reading to learn why they announced the dividend increases, and how this news impacts you as an investor.

Why did they increase dividends?
In November 2021 Canada’s Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions allowed the country’s banks and large insurers to resume dividend increases and share buybacks, undoing measures put in place in March 2020 to protect …

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Learn how this couple makes $30,000/month in dividends

Is it possible to live off dividends alone? Can dividends eventually cover your living expenses? The answer is yes and yes. This month I share with you a story of a Canadian couple earning $360,000 per year just from dividends.

$360,000/year in dividends
My friend Bob, the financial blogger from Tawcan.com, recently interviewed a couple on his site that are today earning $360,000 each year from dividends. Head on over to Bob's site to read this fascinating two-part series:

Living off dividend…

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Who pays more dividends, Apple or IBM?

This month I would like to discuss the importance of dividend yield. The dividend yield determines how much you can earn. At the end of the day our focus is more on income generation than on individual stock prices.

What is a dividend?
A dividend is money that you receive from a company, just for owning their shares. For example, if a company is paying a $1/share dividend and you own 1000 shares, you will receive $1000 for as long as you own those shares and as long as the company continues to…

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Are you worried about dividend cuts?

As a result of COVID-19, dividend cuts have been prominently discussed in the news last year (2020). Based on the headlines you would think that dividend investing is dead, but the reality is much different. Keep reading to get a better understanding of how you can continue to earn more this year and in the years to come.

What is a dividend?
A dividend is money that you receive from a company, just for owning their shares. For example, if a company is paying a $1/share dividend and you own 100…

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Two ways to make money with stocks

There are two ways to make money with stocks, one is based on hope the other is based on data.

The 1st way to make money
The first way to make money with stocks is to buy shares when they are priced low, and then wait for the stock price to go up. Then you hope that someday the shares will be worth more than what you paid for them.


The 2nd way to make money
The second way to make money with stocks is to collect the dividend. A dividend is money you receive from a company just for own…

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Shouldn't your money make you more money?

Absolutely, your money should be working for you and making you more money. But, what's the easiest way to grow your net worth?

Lots of investing options
There are a number of ways to have your money make more money for you, but not all of these methods are ideal or easy:

  • Investing in real estate
  • Investing in a franchise
  • Investing in Term Deposits, Government Bonds
  • Investing in Mutual Funds
  • Investing in Index Funds, or ETFs
  • Investing in dividend-paying quality stocks

Investing in rea…

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Can you safely earn double-digit returns?

I'm going to show you some real-life examples of double-digit returns earned safely. Stock prices go and up and down all the time, the key is to focus on Real Total Return.

Real Total Return = Capital Appreciation + Dividend Income + Dividend Growth

What is a dividend
Quick reminder: A dividend is a payment (share of profits) made to you from the company just for being a shareholder. For example if a company is paying a dividend of $1/share, and you own 1000 shares, you will receive $1000 ever…

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Do dividends really matter?

Do dividends really matter? At first, dividends may seem inconsequential ($0.05/share or $0.12/share) but over time dividend increases put more money in your pocket, and reduce the risk to your hard earned savings.

What is a dividend
Quick reminder: A dividend is a payment (share of profits) made to you from the company just for being a shareholder. For example if a company is paying a dividend of $1/share, and you own 1000 shares, you will receive $1000 every year for as long as you own those …

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Would you like to earn more this year?

Would you like to know the fastest and easiest way to earn more this year?  

The answer is...
The answer is dividends, but first let's take a look at some other ways to earn more:

  • learn new skills and/or apply for a new job
  • ask for a raise or promotion
  • buy a rental property
  • start a second job
  • start a business

All of the above suggestions require a lot of time, effort, and money. And in the case of real estate and starting your own business it could be years before you see a return on …

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