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Welcome to Million Dollar Journey! If you’re new here, you can learn about me and even follow my financial journey to becoming a millionaire by 35 through my net worth updates. Since hitting the Million Dollar milestone, I’ve been documenting my journey towards financial freedom that you can follow here. If you are just starting your own financial journey, you can start with Financial Freedom 101 located in the navigation bar above. Before you leave, check out my latest articles listed below and don’t forget to subscribe to my updates!

Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey June 2017 Financial Freedom Update – the second update of the year.  For those of you new here, since achieving $1M in net worth in June 2014 (age 35), I have shifted my focus to achieving financial independence.  How?  I plan on building my passive income sources to the point… Read More

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Welcome to the Million Dollar Journey June 2017 Net Worth Update – Team MDJ edition. A select group of readers were selected to be part of Team MDJ which was conceived after my million dollar net worth milestone was achieved in June 2014. Karl the Real Estate Agent was selected as a team member and… Read More

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Ever since doing research on how to setup an index portfolio for Americans, the case for index investing in my mind just keeps getting bigger.  It really is the simplest and one of the most effective ways to invest.  It's geared for a wide spectrum of investors ranging from the beginner who has no knowledge… Read More

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XAW or 3 ETFS?

If you've been following my financial freedom updates, you'll see that I'm a fan of global index ETFs (ex-Canada).  Two of my favorites are XAW from iShares and VXC from Vanguard. I like them because they provide diversified exposure to the largest companies in the world (outside Canada) through a single ETF, they are on… Read More

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For a large portion of May, we were fortunate to be able to vacation in a nice warm location. Ok, you may have guessed it, it was Florida again. It seems to be the go-to spot for families from the east coast of Canada who get very little Spring weather. Or at least that's our… Read More

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This is a re-post but highly relevant.  Enjoy! As most people filed their tax return before the income tax deadline, it's now a matter of waiting for that juicy tax return.  Most consider tax refunds to be "free money" that was unaccounted for.  And it's true, you can do whatever you want with the money.  However, in… Read More

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It's been a little while since I've done a links post, but here are some articles from the last little while that may interest you. Due to popular demand, the TSI Dividend Advisor newsletter promotion (exclusive to MDJ) has been extended until May 31, 2017.  Check out how you can save big on this highly… Read More

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The Ten Roads to Riches

One of my financial goals for the year was to sit down and read a bit more, and so far, this goal has been going better than expected. Recently, I was contacted by Ken Fishers PR team to help promote his latest book "The Ten Roads to Riches (second edition)".  I get a lot of… Read More

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