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We wish to be clear about a few things to try to help align visitor and member expectations with what does and does not provide. has no profit motive

The site provides content provided by the host, from the Ottawa Share Club (with permission) and from members of the club and/or site who provide their information. All of this is done for free (registration required to access most services) with the goal of sharing information and learning about investing in a content-moderated environment. No revenue of any kind is received by this website making it a not-for-profit undertaking. and its staff are not investment advisors, financial planners nor brokers

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  • affiliated with any firms or individuals who do provide such services

Information and opinions published on, regardless of their origin, are always general in nature and are never to be considered investment advice to a specific individual or firm.

Investing always involves risk

Investments can and do go up and down in value. Past performance is not necessarily indicative of future returns. will not accept any liability for any loss or damages arising directly or indirectly due to a visitor/member accessing, reading, posting and/or acting upon the content housed on the site.

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This is a member-driven website and it is intended to be used for the benefit of members. can not be held responsible for content it publishes or links to from third-party sources nor for content provided or placed on this website by members. It is provided on an “as is” basis: no liability is accepted for the possible results of this content, and no warranty is provided for it.

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A note about data sources and data accuracy relies on publicly available data sources and a limited number of paid data services. Accuracy of data is the goal, but there is no guarantee provided.

Furthermore, information sources are not necessarily consistent. Information can be fluid and/or transient. Content posted on this site is intended to be accurate at the time of posting. Historical content may become out of date in whole or in part. Content, once posted, is seldom reviewed for currency nor updated.

If errors/omissions are noted please contact staff.

Michael’s household investment holdings

With the goal of promoting more open discussion about self-directed investing, the founder of discloses his household portfolio holdings. He also discusses his household portfolio’s strategies, plans and performance periodically.

Note: The household portfolio holdings referenced above are certainly not designed to be appropriate for any other household than’s founder and are not intended to be emulated by others. These household portfolio holdings are subject to change at any time, without warning, and are not to be considered investment advice nor a solicitation of securities of any kind under any circumstances.