Tag Archives: dividends

Royal Bank Stock Analysis – Dividend Growth Investing

New Purchase: Royal Bank of Canada Stock September has historically been a bad month for the stock market, and this year was no exception. This is why I didn’t invest aggressively last month. However now that it’s October, I decided to get back into buying more equities. 🙂 So after looking through my watch list of different companies,… Read More »

Recent Purchases, CJR.B and JNJ

Experts worry that the recent interest rate cut in Canada will lure people to rack up even more debt. Bankruptcy trustee Doug Hoyes warns, “the more debt you have, the greater your chances of going bankrupt. It’s simple math.” He predicts bankruptcy numbers will “skyrocket when interest rates rise and people are saddled with ballooning debt payments.” Yikes. That doesn’t sound good. 😐 Anyway, last… Read More »

How to Get Paid By Your Bank – Monthly Bank Fees Update

Nobody likes to pay banking fees. But most monthly service charges can be waived if we sign up for additional accounts/services, or keep the minimum monthly balance in the account. (eg: maintain at least $1,500 in a Bank of Montreal chequing account to waive the $4 fee.) My personal account is with TD Canada Trust, which charges $3.95/month unless a minimum balance… Read More »