My roadmap to maximize quality of life

Quality of life has been something that has been on my mind quite a bit recently and I was thinking through the areas and opportunities for me to maximize this as much as possible. After some thought, I came up with a list of several areas that I have earmarked as those to focus on to better maximize quality of life.  [Read more...]

Taking the slow and steady lane to financial independence

I’ve previously mentioned here that I’ve been tossing up a potential new option to take up a position with a start up. Well, it’s now D-Day and I have made my decision. [Read more...]

Ignore overvaluation as a sell trigger

I’ve had a lot of time to sit around and reflect on 2014 these last few weeks. I’ve realized I’ve made one fundamental mistake that I don’t intend repeating again. [Read more...]

Millennials should be on track for a kick ass retirement!

I was reading an article recently that suggested that millennials will get shortchanged in retirement and it made me reflect and wonder if I’m seeing things that other folks just aren’t. [Read more...]

The hits and misses of 2014

2014 was a great year in many respects. I’ve already touched on my progress as far as dividend income was concerned. It’s time to review some highlights and lowlights of the year.  [Read more...]

My Dividend Portfolio: Q4 2014

Happy New Year to all!. I thought I’d kick off the new Year with an update for my 2014 dividend portfolio.  [Read more...]

The Integrator turns 2

2014 has flown by before my eyes. It’s almost the end of the year, which means this blog has notched up its second anniversary.  [Read more...]

Recent Purchases

While I’m phasing out my purchase of individual dividend stocks, a swooning oil price had me taking a trip back to the oil patch that I couldn’t pass up. [Read more...]

Having a strong mind will do wonders for your investing

Having the right mindset for investing is half the battle. That often means just listening to your inner voice and drowning out all the noise. [Read more...]

Quantified wealth through Personal Capital

I’ve recently started tracking our finances through Personal Capital. I wasn’t entirely convinced that this would be a valuable tool for me initially, but I must admit now, I’m impressed by what I see.  [Read more...]