Friday, August 12, 2011

Short Takes: Personal Incomes Tax Errors, Overconfidence, and more

The Blunt Bean Counter runs through some common personal income tax errors. Some of these are pretty subtle, but potentially expensive.

Canadian Capitalist found a recent study showing that most people think they are above-average drivers. Overconfidence seems to be everywhere.

Squawkfox mocks collectors but gets caught collecting questionable things herself.

Big Cajun Man isn't happy with some advice for how a 17-year old should handle a credit card.

Support Spy lists the things to look for in a sales pitch that should send you running.

Preet Banerjee finds that a healthier diet cuts his food bill too.

Retire Happy Blog takes a calm view of recent market volatility and says it's time to rebalance.

Money Smarts says don't sell.

Million Dollar Jorney lists the top 5 pension myths.

How to Invest Online sees the recent market volatility as a summer sale on stocks.

Cartoonist Scott Adams and Warren Buffett agree that the U.S. government is a good credit risk.

6 comments:

  1. Hi Michael, thanks for the link, though markets are moving too fast - it's more like only 12% off now.

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  2. Thanks for the inclusion, enjoy your weekend.

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  3. Thanks for the link. See you soon (hopefully).

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  4. The Blunt Bean CounterAugust 13, 2011 at 9:12 PM

    Michael, thanks for the mention

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  5. Appreciate the mention! I've been out of the loop this week but have returned.

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