The drawing took place at the NAFR Ottawa Branch Nov 14, 2018, at the conclusion of the Fifth session of the Investing For Retirees seminar. Thanks for following this blog. Hope that the articles are both entertaining and helpful. Good investing.
" 93.22% of funds in the Canadian Equity category underperformed the S&P/TSX Composite in the one-year period ending June 30, 2018".
The following are the PP slides for the NAFR Ottawa Branch Investing For Retirees seminar to be held on October 31, 2018.
Someday in the foreseeable future, the “fit will hit the shan” and these valuations will come back down to earth. With Trumpski as President, who knows what might trigger a major correction or worse? Iran, China, outrageous deficits, higher interest rates ?
There are two broad approaches to investing: active and passive. Both aim to make money but how do they differ?
The S&P 500 is up 155% since 2012, but that is unlikely to continue. We have been in an economic expansion since 2009. Similarly, the stock market, at least the US market, has been on a phenomenal growth tear over the same period, increasing by an average of 13% per year plus dividends for a... Continue Reading →
PART 2: Real Estate Investment Trusts (REITs) In addition to Dividend Growers as a means to inflation proof your investment income, Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) ETFs offer another option. REITs are companies that invest in a wide variety of real estate, including shopping centres, office buildings, retirement residences, hotels, apartment buildings, and industrial/warehouse buildings.... Continue Reading →
PART 1: Dividend Growers A colleague recently raised a very good question. How do I invest so that my income keeps up with inflation? We are all living much longer and we need to develop investing strategies that will provide cost of living adjusted income for 20, 30 years or more. With inflation at even... Continue Reading →