Robb from the famous Canadian personal finance site, Boomer and Echo, was kind enough to feature my story of how Latecycle came to be: from a dark place many of you might be sitting right now.Check it out and enjoy!
A look at Canadian energy stocks since 2014 will make your head spin. Here are three examples: Baytex, Vermillion, and Crescent Point - pick any other energy stock and the chart looks roughly the same. They have been decimated, many losing upwards of 90% of value: So, this begs the question: Are these companies profitable? [...]
Let me start off with a small reflection: I am feeling bearish. And with good reason. The Trump/China affair is putting serious downward pressure on global stocks, coupled with sentiment that global growth is slowing and a recession is imminent within the next 12 months. What does this mean for my leveraged portfolio? First, it [...]
Budgeting grows your nest egg. There is no easier way to keep money in your pocket than setting a reasonable expense limit each month and sticking to it. One cold day in December, after spending far too much on UberEats, I decided to take budgeting seriously. I created Google Sheets spreadsheet with the first page [...]
I utilize five sources for investment decisions:1) My Watchlist2) Morningstar Monthly Picks3) RBC Insight4) FAST Graphs5) Annual + Quarterly Reports 1) My Watchlist Tier 1: - Companies with a minimum 15 years of increasing dividends- Big 5 Canadian banks (RBC, TD, BNS, CIBC, BMO)- Brookfield Tier 2: - Companies with a minimum 5 years of [...]