Friday, May 13, 2011

Short Takes: Dollar-Value Averaging, Researching Retirement Communities, and more

After a delay caused by some technical  issues with Blogger, here is this week's roundup:

Preet Banerjee explains the idea of dollar-value averaging which is a more elaborate version of dollar-cost averaging.

Boomer and Echo give a detailed account of experience finding a retirement community for aging parents. This stirs up a lot of emotion at the same time as being forced to make pragmatic decisions.

Canadian Capitalist explains an interesting new option for inexpensive currency conversions between Canadian and U.S. dollars.

Rob Carrick says that TD’s e-series mutual funds are easy to love but can be hard to buy.

Big Cajun Man says that if someone makes enough predictions eventually one of them will be right. Even a stopped clock is right twice a day.

Money Smarts explains the RESP contribution rules for 15, 16, and 17-year-olds.


Million Dollar Journey answers a specific reader question about MERs, yields, and returns on two particular ETFs.

Retire Happy Blog explains that having debt may be a good reason not to save.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for mentioning Boomer's article on moving in to a retirement community.

    Sorry to hear about the issues with Blogger...how about switching over to Word Press now ;)

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