Category Archives: Investments

When is an ETF not Actually an ETF?

Exchange Traded Funds have been popular for decades since they provide diversification with the ease of trading and dollar cost averaging.  They have gotten so popular that the actual topic of ETFs now include specific industries, super concentrated funds and even active investing.  However, when is an ETF not really an ETF? Exchange Traded ProductsContinue Reading

No Research Reasons Why I Like Mature Dividend Paying Stocks

Between providing alternatives to the dividend aristocrats, discussing preferred shares and building a pension I feel like I have been talking about investment income a bit too much lately and I am going to slow down for November…right after this post.  The other day a pretty regular commenter, John from Curious Cat Investing Blog, saidContinue Reading

Why I Don’t Buy Stocks With My Gut

I am all about having my eggs in many different baskets. I invest in Index ETFs, Active/Passive Mutual Funds, insurance products and even individual stocks in my Dividend Investment Portfolio.  The only basket I am missing is a speculation one.  I used to have an account where I did that but I largely ignore itContinue Reading