Posts by larryc

Yale University Investing Advice

Yale University Investing Advice

David Swensen is an investing superstar.  He manages Yale University’s endowment which is valued at over $22 billion.  Over the past...

Dividend vs. Index Investing Part 2

Dividend vs. Index Investing Part 2

In a previous blog post, I wrote about how successful dividend investing has been in the past 20 years in...

Why BNN Doesn’t Have Mutual Fund Managers as Guests

Why BNN Doesn’t Have Mutual Fund Managers as Guests

Can you guess why?  I’ll give you a hint.  Horrible performance that is easy for viewers to find out about. ...

Index Card Investing

Index Card Investing

Investing doesn’t have to be complicated.  It shouldn’t be complicated but bankers and financial planners want to complicate things so...

A 25% Chance of Success

A 25% Chance of Success

From The Economist Magazine, February 13, 2015 BETTING on red gives the punter an 18-in-37 chance (in Europe) or 18-in-38...

What If You Just Need to Buy Stocks

What If You Just Need to Buy Stocks

For some people (my father included) the idea of buying a low cost index fund like our investing all stars...

TMI:  Too Much Information

TMI: Too Much Information

One of my daughter’s favourite expressions usually directed at me or my son. I’ve been a teacher for over almost...

Mutual Funds Performance for 2015

Mutual Funds Performance for 2015

The results are in according to the S&P Spiva Canada Scorecard. Here we go: “Over the five-year period ending Dec....

A Conversation with a Millennial

A Conversation with a Millennial

  Yesterday, my neighbour’s son was over for a visit. He’s a twenty something living in Newmarket, ON and working...

Stick to the basics, you will be a successful DIY investor

Stick to the basics, you will be a successful DIY investor

DIY investing is both easy to do and hard to do. It’s easy because it doesn’t take a lot of...