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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 »

March 2017 Fiscal Update – Passive Income Boost

When Long Term Planning Works Out Thanks to my recent investment in Lending Loop I am now making an additional $2,000 per year of interest income. This brings my total passive income to $24,000 per year. Sweet peaches and cream! 😀 Here’s a breakdown. $9,000 dividends $9,000 rent $6,000 interest Passive income is the best kind of income for 3 important reasons:… Read More »

Interactive Brokers Review – Online Brokerage Platform

Last month I blogged about opening up a new Interactive Brokers account to invest in stocks. I’ve received some reader’s questions since then. So in today’s follow-up post, I’d like to discuss the following topics. 🙂 How to Open an IB Account How to transfer funds between TD and Interactive Brokers How margin accounts work with IB How to… 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 »