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Mon Jan 15

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 7:29 AM

Re: It was the worst of times...

Based on the discussion here, I have been more tuned to this LTC cost issue, as it is still a large and potentially expensive hole in my retirement planning and execution.

I came across an article by retired actuarial Malcolm Hamilton in the [more]

Sun Jan 14

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 4:53 PM

Re: Reality Check

If I were to do it all again, with the benefit of experience...

I would buy 15 stocks at most, all from the Dividend Aristocrats/Champions with long history of dividend increases.

I would choose the stocks with historically strong [more]

Thu Jan 4

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 1:32 PM

Re: It was the worst of times...

Hi Tim,

The care my wife received during those dark days I would have to say was excellant, even in this socialist, single payer, wait your turn health system we have. ;-)

Actually I didn't explain something above, wife was an [more]

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 12:17 PM

Re: It was the worst of times...

Hi Paul, my condolences to you and your family for the loss of your wife and foster child. I can’t imagine what it took to deal with that. Congrats on your new light and new view of life.

I have been married to the same wonderful women for [more]

Sat Dec 23

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 1:54 PM

Re: Embrace IPL's Decision To Go Big

I have also added several times/little bits over that last while. When price dropped after the plant construction commitment, I encouraged my 27 yr old daughter to add a some to her registered account, she actually she put in a bid on today. Lets see [more]

Sat Oct 7

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RMarkic replied to the Macro Economic Trends and Risks board. 8:54 PM

Re: the stock indexes are on fire

Wow. Pretty much sounds like the story of my life. Though I question whether you can have "too many" conservative dividend-paying stocks.

... and mine.

Rick

Sun Sep 17

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RMarkic replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 5:52 PM

Re: Watching your (adult) kids invest

As each of my 3 kids reached 18 years or age, or there abouts...I opened a Share Owner Account in their name, that I have trading authourity over. In that account(s) I seeded $5000.00 and then did a group buy kinda thing where certain stocks are [more]

Mon May 15

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 9:55 PM

Re: TDW

I use Scotia iTrade, for 9.99 per trade, for my equity trades and they also allow me to have both US and CDN in same account for non registered accounts, BUT I hear you on the currency exchange part.
So for the first time, last week, when I [more]

Fri May 12

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 5:02 PM

Re: This is the 2nd longest

Warren Buffett
"Our stay-put behavior reflects our view that the stock market serves as a relocation center at which money is moved from the active to the patient.­"
"We continue to make more money when snoring
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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 4:38 PM

Re: HCG & others

A strong bull market makes everyone very smart... really - are there any investment approaches that haven't worked well in the past 2 years?

Hey, wait a minute... I thought that was all me!

Oh, dividend growth investing [more]

Sun Mar 19

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RMarkic replied to the Retire Early Liberal Edition board. 6:06 PM

Re: Stay out of it Pres Obama

Linda Ronstadt recorded "Willin" on her "Heart Like A Wheel" album.

That song is awesome!

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RMarkic replied to the Dividend Growth Investing board. 7:06 AM

Re: Living Off My Div Portfolio 14 Years

The old saying: companies lie, bankers lie, brokers lie, lawyers lie, auditors lie, money managers lie, but DIVIDENDS DON'T LIE!

Tue Dec 13

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RMarkic replied to the Living Below Your Means board. 12:13 PM

Re: How do you define wealthy

Here is how I think of wealth...

Financial Wealth is a Balance sheet calculation all Assets (including your principle residence, Autos, boats etc, bank accounts, investments etc.) minus all Liabilities (mortgages, LOC, Auto loans, Credit [more]

Sat Nov 19

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RMarkic replied to the Canada (General) board. 7:56 AM

Re: Doer on Canadian Pipelines

I'm wondering if TRP will be quite so keen to re-engage on Keystone XL.

a)once bitten twice shy
b)it will STILL be a political football with the nut jobs.
c)lawsuit against US for losses underway
d)$13 billion aquisition of [more]

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Wed Aug 31

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RMarkic posted to the Best Travel Spots/Tips board. 7:04 AM

Off to Europe for a month this weekend

My wife and I, will fly to Paris this weekend and spend 4 days in Paris area with some friends who live in Igny SW of Paris. Then off to Brittany for the weekend to Baden, with the possibility of a bit of sailing, if the weather [more]

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