Paul Woodland is the dreamer behind the thediyinvestor.ca
blog, where he hopes to teach all Canadians how they can become disciplined, self-managed investors. He truly believes anyone can learn to manage their portfolio themself with the proper guidance.
He’s been studying personal finance on his own since 2008, starting with the basics of budgeting and money management and eventually graduating on up to different self-directed investment strategies.
Paul is known to get passionate whenever mutual funds or life insurance gets brought up in conversation. He even convinces teenagers to live with their parents longer to focus on other financial goals like saving and investing.
His proudest moments are getting feedback and gratitude from the people he helps to understand their finances.