Sunday, 18 December 2011
Tuesday, 13 December 2011
As always, I continue to be on the lookout for good new dividend-paying shares for my High Yield Portfolio. These high-yield shares form Level 6 on the DIY Income Investor Income Pyramid).
Inmarsat plc is a provider of global mobile satellite communications services, providing data and voice connectivity to end users worldwide.
Here's a short Canadian video discussing DIY Investing with Paul Bates, Dean at the DeGroote School of Business at McMaster University, with Rob Carrick from the Globe and Mail
- What does it take to be a successful do-it-yourself investor?
- How knowledgable do you have to be to do your own investing?
- What are some advantages to do-it-yourself investing?
- What can a discount broker do? (And the cost savings compared to using a 'full service' broker.)
I am not a financial advisor and the information provided does not constitute financial advice. You should always do your own research on top of what you learn here to ensure that it's right for your specific circumstances.
Thursday, 8 December 2011
So, how risky is 'risky'?
Wednesday, 7 December 2011
To me, 'retirement' means having the income to do what you want - but also will probably require you to live 'sensibly' (aka modestly).
However - in the UK at least - the trend is going the other way, with retirement becoming more and more fraught with financial difficulties.
Tuesday, 6 December 2011
In my continuing search for good new dividend-paying shares for my High Yield Portfolio (Level 6 on the DIY Income Investor Income Pyramid), I have recently purchased Morgan Sindall Group. MGNS is in the UK construction sector, specialising in infrastructure, affordable housing, 'fit out' (for offices and shops), urban regeneration and property investments.