Five Dividend Stocks for the Long Run

Here’s a great news article from the Globe and Mail for long term investors. Few quotes for quick reading: “We’re just focusing on companies where we know there is some certainty in the growth of their underlying businesses or other catalysts that could send these companies to another level over the next six to 18 […]

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The 17 Skills Required to Succeed as an Entrepreneur By Sujan Patel

There’s a question that haunts every would-be entrepreneur – and many actual entrepreneurs – every day: “How do I know if I have what it takes?” Yes, the Internet is full of ideas, tips, tricks and even awesome quotes. But do you actually have the skills? Find out — here are 17 skills every entrepreneur must […]

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How to get rich with real estate?

This title from Canadian Real Estate Wealth draw my attention. It is an excellent article,  written very well by Michael Dominguez, who is an investor and Realtor like me. Quoting the World Wealth Report 2014, he says that there are now approximately 320,000 high net-worth individuals in Canada — that’s people who have at least $1 million […]

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Top 10 tax changes of 2014 — From Your Advisor

#1. Goodbye, tax-advantaged testamentary trusts Major changes to CRA’s treatment of testamentary trusts will take effect in January 2016. Graduated-rate taxation will no longer apply to these trusts (as well as grandfathered inter vivos trusts created prior to June 18, 1971). Instead, they’ll be taxed at the top rate. #2. FATCA Major changes to CRA’s […]

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10 Ways Honesty Makes You More Money By James Altucher Influencer Entrepreneur, Started & sold several cos.

I get the question a lot during my Twitter Q&A sessions: “Do you have to be dishonest to be successful?” Many people feel (or are afraid, or are using as an excuse) that dishonesty is the currency of success. I say, it’s actually the opposite. To be successful, to be calm, to be tranquil, to […]

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Can you name one tip to be successful?

What is the one common secret of any successful person? Answer: MINDSET Here’re 17 ways how successful people think differently about MONEY Inspired by “Secrets of the Millionaire Mind” by T.Harv Eker Warning: Approach this with open mind. Successful Mindset Unsuccessful Mindset   I create my life   1 Life happens to me I play […]

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The New Wealth: It’s You. by John Hope Bryant Influencer, LinkedIn

The new wealth is not your personal income, your bank balance, nor your stock options. This new wealth is not your home equity, your net worth, nor your share of business ownership. The new wealth is you. This new form of wealth can be found rooted in what we all refer to as LinkedIn. But […]

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The Richest Man in Babylon – Summary and Review

This book is very well written in the style of parables. It offers sound financial advice for all time on personal finance, with simple analogies to grow personal wealth. It reminds us of the basic rules of money and prosperity.   Three more important concepts on attaining wealth are outlined here. One is the concept […]

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New Mortgage Price War?

Mortgage brokers reported that Royal Bank of Canada dropped its five-year fixed rate for qualified borrowers to 2.84 per cent over the weekend. While smaller, non-bank lenders have started offering even cheaper rates, RBC’s rate cut is likely a record for a major bank, said Drew Donaldson, executive vice-president of Safebridge Financial Group. The bank […]

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TOP 10 TAX CHANGES OF 2014

#1. GOODBYE, TAX-ADVANTAGED TESTAMENTARY TRUSTS Major changes to CRA’s treatment of testamentary trusts will take effect in January 2016. Graduated-rate taxation will no longer apply to these trusts (as well as grandfathered inter vivos trusts created prior to June 18, 1971). Instead, they’ll be taxed at the top rate. #2. FATCA This cross-border tax behemoth […]

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