Money Smarts supports the idea of separating advisor compensation from mutual fund fees, but fears that this may not be enough to help investors understand their costs. I think this depends on how investors pay advisory fees. If they actually have to cut a cheque, then they will understand. If it is just handled with some incomprehensible lines on page 7 of their investment account statements, then the separation won't help.
Scott Adams thinks that talk of flat taxes is designed to trick people who aren't wealthy into helping the rich.
Larry Swedroe thinks that Warren Buffett got the math wrong on taxes.
Canadian Couch Potato explains how criticism of leveraged ETFs should not be applied to all ETFs.
Retire Happy Blog explains how to save on your taxes with flow-through shares. This is a guest post by The Blunt Bean Counter.
Larry MacDonald says that farms may be in a bubble just as housing is in a bubble.
Preet Banerjee says that analysts are still applying lipstick to pigs.
Big Cajun Man explains why RESPs are killing trees.
Million Dollar Journey reviews ING Streetwise Mutual Funds.