Monday, February 11, 2008

february links and updates

  • I wrote a guest post for The Dividend Guy. Check out What Makes A Stock Defensive? The Ultimate Defensive Stock. at The Dividend Guy.
  • My non-registered portfolio is yielding a staggering 4.5%, and is actually down 8.1% year to date while the S&P 500 is down 8.8% in 2008.
  • Great Scott! Financial Jungle interviews one of my dividend investing mentors.
  • So far we've saved over $600 in February for our non-registered portfolio, which puts us over 60% of the way toward our monthly goal.
  • I am also opening an Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) account, with TD e-series funds for my son. The little fella is going to own some Index Funds before he can hold his head up...


Dividends4Life said...

MG: You can never open a child's education account too soon. My oldest turn 13 this year and her college education is well on its way to being funded. I couldn't imagine just starting to save for her education, but there are people in that situation.

Best Wishes,

FinancialJungle said...

Thanks for the mention, MG.