Friday, April 25, 2014

Short Takes: Trailer Park Bullies, Income Fund Alternatives, and more

Here are my posts for this week:

Taking the Gail Vaz-Oxlade Test

Filling out Tax Forms Properly for RRSP Contributions

The Levels of Personal Financial Competence

Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:

Tom Bradley at Steadyhand sums up the current battle over mutual fund trailing fees. I’d be happy to see regulators put a stop to all payments from mutual funds to advisors.

My Own Advisor shows that popular monthly income funds are expensive, and he offers some much cheaper alternatives.

Canadian Couch Potato looks at the recent drops in ETF MERs by BlackRock and BMO.

Big Cajun Man deletes his account to improve his online financial security.

Million Dollar Journey gives a high-level view of how to delay capital gains taxes on your business when you pass away.


  1. Thank you for the inclusion, yes getting rid of is a good idea for now, I wasn't using it.

  2. Thanks for the mention Michael, chat soon.