Friday, May 21, 2010

Short Takes: Saving on Currency Conversions, Perfect Lawns, and more

1. Canadian Capitalist has some direct experience with a method of saving money on currency conversions.

2. Frugal Trader sparked an avalanche of comments about the cost of maintaining the perfect lawn.

3. Mark Wolfinger made the interesting observation that stocks are like a call options with a zero strike price. So, we can view options as a kind of generalization of stocks.

4. Big Cajun Man has learned that it’s not all smooth sailing trying to set up and use a Registered Disability Savings Plan.

5. Anyone want a free iPad? Preet is giving one away in a promotion at Where Does All My Money Go?

6. Canadian Financial DIY reviewed the book The Fundamental Index. It will be interesting to see over the long run whether this approach is able to generate enough excess return to cover its costs.

2 comments:

  1. Smooth sailing no, lots of interesting course corrections, but the journey continues, enjoy the sweltering heat of the weekend.

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  2. Thanks for the double-link.

    I shot a 132 last week at Glen Abbey, and shot 122 yesterday. If I play for another 5 weeks I should be ready for the tour.

    Trend analysis... it's as simple as that. :P

    Have a great weekend!

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