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Smith Manoeuvre

Running out of HELOC Space with the Smith Manoeuvre

If you’ve been following the blog for a while, you may have heard about the Smith Manoeuvre. At a high level, it’s a long-term investment strategy for investors with high risk tolerance.  Essentially, it’s where an investor borrows against his home (using a HELOC) to invest in the stock market, business, and/or real estate.  The plan…

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Should I Start the Smith Manoeuvre?

Lately, I’ve been getting a lot of questions from readers on starting the Smith Manoeuvre.  This article is from the archives but very relevant today.  Hope it helps! As this blog has quite a bit of content regarding the Smith Manoeuvre, I often get reader questions regarding how to start the Smith Manoeuvre, and when…

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Paid Off Mortgage and the Smith Manoeuvre

paid off mortgage and smith manoeuvre

This post was originally posted in 2009, but brought back to the foreground after some readers emailed me about the same topic.  I added a couple of comments below on how my philisophy on this matter has changed over the years. A reader question that I’ve been getting quite a bit lately is, what if…

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Why I Don’t DRIP my Leveraged Smith Manoeuvre Portfolio

The Smith Manoeuvre questions keep coming in. For those of you new to the Smith Manoeuvre, it’s essentially a leveraged investing strategy where you obtain the capital by borrowing against your house. You can read all about it here. Sounds risky? I’m not going to sugar coat it, the strategy is certainly risky. Borrowing to…

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The Smith Manoeuvre Resource

Over the past year so, MDJ has posted many articles on the topic of using a HELOC to invest in equities aka: The Smith Manoeuvre. As I’ve been receiving quite a number of emails regarding the Smith Manoeuvre lately, this article compiles all the posts into a single Smith Manoeuvre Resource. Hopefully, you’ll find it…

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