Friday, August 16, 2013

Short Takes: Returns on Options, Arguing Against Indexing, and more

This week I compared dividend investing to index investing:

Dividend Investing Advantages and Disadvantages

Here are my short takes and some weekend reading:

Larry Swedroe explains how call options have historically been poor investments and that writing covered calls is no prize either.

Canadian Couch Potato offers a tongue-in-cheek guide for mutual fund salespeople to argue against index investing.

Tom Bradley at Steadyhand gives some interesting perspective on real estate by comparing today’s low interest rates and high prices to a time in the past when prices were low but interest rates were very high.

Canadian Capitalist shows how to get access to High-Interest Savings Accounts (HISAs) through discount brokers.

Big Cajun Man warns the young about lifestyle creep.

My Own Advisor updates us on his progress to building passive income with dividends.

2 comments:

  1. Thanks for the mention Michael!

    Have a great weekend,
    Mark

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  2. I really should copyright the "Lifestyle Creep" concept could make a few quid on that one, enjoy the Baseball!

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