Answering the top 5 reader questions about BTSX

There is no shortage of investment blogs. You even have your choice of Canadian blogs focusing on dividend paying stocks. What makes dividendstrategy.ca special? Beating the TSX. There is no other simple, freely accessible investing method out there that can […]

The alpha and beta of dividend investing

Alpha and beta aren’t just letters in the Greek alphabet; they are also commonly misunderstood investing concepts – not to mention part of the vast lexicon of investing jargon that keeps analysts sounding smarter than they are and leaving DIY […]

Lessons from the COVID crash and recovery

Success is not the result of knowledge, talent, or even skill. These things help, to be sure, but the most important determinant of achievement is step-by-step improvement. It doesn’t matter how many times you fail, as long as you take […]

BTSX after bear markets

In a recent post we talked about why investing in the stock market during a market correction can be one of the best investment decisions one can make. But what about dividend paying stocks? Data shows that dividend-paying stocks in […]

Why now is a good time to invest

What a month. Humanity is living through the worst pandemic in a century. Canada’s oil and gas sector is on the ropes. And our investments have taken a beating. Is this a good time to invest in stocks? I think […]

Why is the stock market crashing?

Two days ago the stock market officially entered bear market territory, coming down 20% from its high just a few weeks ago. Yesterday the TSX dropped another 12% – the largest one day drop in its history. The beating investors […]