I’ll be taking a brief break from blogging of likely a week or so. Until I’m back at it, enjoy the following interesting articles from other sources.
Man Wakes Up from Bender with Financial Problems Solved. Often just the headlines at The Onion are enough to leave me laughing out loud. This one should make you a little uncomfortable if you tend to avoid facing your money troubles.
Million Dollar Journey offers opinions on which financial products are best for Canadians.
Canadian Capitalist would like to see Horizons BetaPro offer a U.S. dollar-denominated version of their new U.S. Dollar currency ETF. With versions both in Canadian and U.S. dollars, investors could convert between currencies cheaply and safely.
Money Smarts runs down the rules for interest and penalties when paying your taxes late. Of course, it’s better to pay your taxes on time and this article starts with some advice on how to get your taxes filed on time. Keep in mind that you don’t have to pay and file at the same time.
Larry MacDonald (this web page has disappeared) explains that the medical expenses tax credit can be more valuable if declared by the lower-earning spouse.
Big Cajun Man quotes the Bank of Canada saying that inflation is expected to rise temporarily. This could mean that interest rates will go up. Or maybe they won’t. I doubt that even the decision makers at the Bank of Canada can say for sure.
Preet Banerjee says that just about any investing strategy looks good if you focus on the right past financial data.