Dividend Growth, Wealth and Money Management — Solving life's financial puzzle

The case for why equity valuations may be reasonable

Market valuations appear elevated. The S&P 500 looks expensive. That’s the refrain when examined through traditional valuation metrics such as earnings multiples compared to long term S&P averages. There is valid argument why this is not the case. [Read more…]

I’m moving more defensive

The equity markets have had a stellar nine-year run. I’ve benefited from this very handsomely. However this can’t last. That’s why I’m moving more defensive. [Read more…]

Why its so hard to hit investment ‘home runs’

Readers may recall I had launched an experiment just over 18 months ago, focussed on building wealth as a start up employee. There has been an interesting update to this experiment now. [Read more…]

Why the Bull Market will end soon

Popular media can be a very good source of market trends. Some recent things I’ve observed makes me think this long bull-market is coming close to an end. [Read more…]

Options writing has been very profitable for 2017!

Greetings all, as we enter into the final few weeks 2017 I thought it would be opportune to summarize progress across the board. I will deal with my option writing this week. [Read more…]

My start up wealth creation experiement

I had posted late last year about trying to create or simulate meaningful wealth creation in a manner similar to an employee of an early stage business. Here are some updates on that experiment.

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My journey as a start up employee!

Greetings all! It’s been quite sometime since I posted here I’ve been very busy with my new gig. Here are some of my observations of life in a start up.

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An update on my start up journey

I indicated recently that I was contemplating a career shift and moving into a start up. I’m going to provide an update around how things are going. [Read more…]

Large cap Tech Stocks are on fire!

An interesting trend has been taking place over the last few months which has seen technology stocks reverse their poor performance of 2016. [Read more…]

Is it that hard to beat the market?

I’ve been thinking about the idea of beating the market on a long-term basis and whether that’s really possible. I laid out some thoughts on that topic below. [Read more…]