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Archive for October 2017

Comparing the Asset Allocation of Large Pension Funds

Before making the decision to take the commuted value of our defined benefit pension plan, I did a little digging into how pensions invest and their asset allocation. Ever wonder how the big billion dollar pension funds are allocating their funds to ensure long-term sustainability? Related:  How and why asset allocation works At a high…

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Monday Money Links – Dividend Stocks Newsletter Promo, New Mortgage Rules and More

Dividend Stocks Rock Promotion (sponsored) I mentioned this in a recent newsletter blast but I’ll share it here for readers not subscribed to the newsletter. Longtime colleague Mike from Dividend Investor has started a dividend growth investing newsletter called Dividend Stocks Rock (Canada and the US), and it’s good!  So good in fact that I’ve convinced him to…

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Going for Financial Independence in a High Cost City

retiring in vancouver

This is a guest post from Amanda who has an inspirational financial story to share.  Their single-income family of four currently lives in Vancouver and building wealth through the traditional methods of saving and investing.  Here is their journey towards financial freedom by the age of 50. When FT asked if I’d like to share…

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