Thursday, February 23, 2017

If I Knew Then

There are things I would have done differently if I knew back when I started to invest what I know now. I would have gone just with dividend growth stocks, and probably or largely just Canadian ones. I have tried different things. I have invested in US and International stocks and in Mutual Funds.

I tried investing in Mutual Funds. With all the hype about Mutual Funds, I thought I should invest in them. After all they were managed by investment experts. It is not that I did not make any money in them. They made money because the stock market was going up and everyone was making money.

I have read the Investment Reporter and they advocate that Canadians should have at least 25% of the investments in US stocks. Others talk about how we Canadian should also invest in international stocks as the Canadian stock market is quite limited.

In future posts I will talk about my adventures in Mutual Funds, US Stocks and International Stocks.

On my other blog I wrote yesterday about Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA, OTC-EMRAF)... learn more. Tomorrow, I will write about Bombardier Inc. (TSX-BBD.B, OTC-BDRBF)... learn more on Friday, February 24, 2017 around 5 pm.

This blog is meant for educational purposes only, and is not to provide investment advice. Before making any investment decision, you should always do your own research or consult an investment professional. I do research for my own edification and I am willing to share. I write what I think and I may or may not be correct.

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