The Smith Maneuver

The vast majority of people that get a HELOC style mortgage either use that equity to do renovations or just save it for emergencies. While there is nothing wrong at all with either of those options, the bank wants you to spend that money and preferably never pay it back or pay it back reallyContinue reading “The Smith Maneuver”

Your mortgage, our investment.

It is no secret that right now is the best time ever to get into a mortgage. Rates across the world have never been lower and even in Europe you are able to get a negative interest rate mortgage, I still can’t believe there is such a thing. The only problem? Housing prices are doingContinue reading “Your mortgage, our investment.”

Playing the GME

This has been a pretty crazy 2 weeks. I have never actually witnessed a short squeeze like this in my whole time investing so far. It has really been an emotional roller-coaster for me personally. I have been a member of r/wallstreetbets since before they had 1 million members and still wonder if I shouldContinue reading “Playing the GME”

One Man’s Waste…

I have recently taken notice of waste disposal companies and how they can be a very good investment. I mean really if you think about it we as humans just keep consuming and increasing our waste. With that being said you have to think of it on the large scale not just your garbage thatContinue reading “One Man’s Waste…”

A Golden Opportunity

I want to talk about Kirkland Lake Gold (KL. TSX). They are up 609% in the past year with dividends reinvested. This company is somewhat of a unicorn in the fact that they have zero debt, all while having $700 million in cash as of December 31, 2019. Most large companies have at least aContinue reading “A Golden Opportunity”

The Good, the Bad, the Fugly

This post is all about my 5 best and 5 worst trades, as well as a couple missed opportunities and a couple that I was lucky to get out when I did and some of the lessons learned on the way. Hopefully this will help a few people avoid a few investing mistakes. The GoodContinue reading “The Good, the Bad, the Fugly”

Earnings Season

The first earnings season since Covid 19 has actually been pretty good for most stocks considering the lockdown, mass unemployment and the lockdowns that have gone on since the pandemic started. There are several reasons for this. The first reason is the huge drops all the main markets (over 30% for most exchanges) took atContinue reading “Earnings Season”

Colby’s Portfolio (As of June 30,2020)

This is a list of my current holdings and what account they are in currently. The percentage weighting of each stock may fluctuate as market prices change and I buy or sell stocks. I will probably update This page once a month or so if you want to check in and see what I haveContinue reading “Colby’s Portfolio (As of June 30,2020)”