Monthly Archives: November 2021

Successful investors do these things

Learning to build wealth – from the pros If you talk to enough successful investors you’ll find they share some common ways of thinking. I reached out to some prominent individuals on Twitter. Each has a large online following and considerable experience in their “circles of competence.” I distilled their combined knowledge into short, digestible nuggets of wisdom… Read More »

Environmental and Socially Conscious Investing

In a rapidly changing world Environment and social issues are shaping how policy makers, consumers, and corporate executives behave. Therefore, investors also have to understand how these issues impact economies and financial markets. 🙂 In today’s post I’ll explain what those changes are, and what I’m doing to position my finances accordingly. As usual I don’t plan to… Read More »

Will interest rates move higher next year?

Yes, rates will probably be higher in 2022. But not as much as people might think. Inflation is stubbornly high. We’ve been above the Bank of Canada’s target rate of 2% since March, and the rising cost of living doesn’t seem to be even slowing down.   This prompted the top economist at Scotiabank, Derek Holt to predict… Read More »

Options Update – Oct 2021 and EFIC Podcast Appearance

October options trading review This month I received $1,485 in premiums from selling options on a portfolio worth about $290,000. 😀   The biggest premium earned this month was from a BlackRock put option, a whole $259. I did an in-depth video explainer here in case you missed it. My options trades and other investments were discussed in… Read More »