Author: Larry C.

Investing Well. If it’s so simple, how come almost no one does it?

Easy recipe for investing success: Save 10% of your income. Every once in a while buy the Vanguard product with the symbol VGRO. Do this over and over again, every year for 40 years and there’s a really good chance you won’t have to worry about money when you stop working. It seems so simple.  […]

Investing in Dividend Stocks vs. Vanguard Index Funds

Many Canadian investors believe that you can obtain market beating returns by investing in companies that have a long history of paying dividends. It’s even better when these companies are increasing their dividends year and after year. In Canada, suitable stable dividend companies are found in a few sectors like financial services (banks and insurance), […]

A Fantastic Calculator to Help You Decide How Much to Spend In Retirement

If you are close to retirement, I recommend you try out this retirement spending calculator created by Morneau Shepell, a large Canadian human resource company.  It’s the most involved and accurate calculator I’ve discovered for Canadians. The man behind the calculator is the recently retired chief actuary at Morneau Shepell, Fred Vettese, (author of The […]