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Derek Foster

Derek Foster

Derek quit the rat race at 34 and became a millionaire using simple investment strategies. He shared his unique approach in his five national bestselling books:

  • STOP WORKING: Here’s How You Can!
  • The Lazy Investor: Start with $50 and no Investment Knowledge
  • Money for Nothing: And You Stocks for FREE
  • STOP WORKING Too: You Still Can!
  • The Idiot Millionaire

A diehard fan of value investing in quality stocks, Derek created a simple strategy by combining the teachings of Ben Graham, Warren Buffett and Peter Lynch. He applied this knowledge to a Canadian perspective, taking into account Canadian investment options and tax considerations.

Derek sticks to his simple philosophy with investing. If a company can’t easily be explained to an average 6-year-old, Derek will not invest in it!

Derek Foster
Ottawa, Ontario


A Time To Be Fearful? (Download)

The Most BORING Investment Article You’ll Ever Read… (Download)

Is It Time To Add Some Income Investments? (Download)

Housing – Rent Or Buy? (Download)

Retired At 34… 10 Years Later!!! (Download)

"Stocks Versus Index Investing - What’s Best For YOU?" (Download)

"Why Is Warren Buffett Buying Heinz???" (Download)

" The Idiot And His “Millionaire-Maker Portfolio”" (Download)

"Housing Bubble??? A "Homeless Idiot's" Perspective" (Download)

"Are You A Worried Boomer? " (Download)

"The Perfect Idiot Investment - Reverse IPO's" (Download)

"Inflation is Coming - What's Your Best Investment?" (Download)

"What is The Perfect Stock?" (Download)

"Dividends Are Not Always the Best Option" (Download)

"For Wealth - Invest in Health!" (Download)

"The "Stop Working" Portfolio Update" (Download)

"Should You Still Buy Stocks?" (Download)

"Stock Markets Have Gained Nothing" (Download)

"When You're Mistaken - Save Your Bacon!" (Download)

"The U.S. Financial Mess - One Way You Can Clean Up!" (Download)

"Your Bank Account - Earning 10% Or More!" (Download)

"Protect Yourself From "Taxation" Rates" (Download)

"World Domination and the DRIP Effect" (Download)

"A Day in the Life of My Portfolio" (Download)

"Subprime Becoming Prime Time!" (Download)

"Be a Money Saver!" (Download)

"New Income Trust Tax Lands Me in Hot Water" (Download)

"Retired at 34 - Two years ago and counting..." (Download)

"Cheery Consensus? Dreary Consensus?" (Download)

"Loonie Investing!" (Download)

"RRSPs - Are They Your Best Option?" (Download)

"Gas at $2 a Litre?" (Download)

"Risky Business" (Download)

"Can You Retire Now (Part 2)" (Download)

"Can You Retire Now (Part 1)" (Download)