Friday, May 16, 2014

Short Takes: Sobering Thoughts on Leverage, Debunking a Mutual Fund Myth, and more

I managed only one post this week where I examine how the number of stocks you own affects the returns you can expect:

The Cost of Portfolio Concentration

Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:

Tom Bradley at Steadyhand has some sobering thoughts for those contemplating borrowing to invest.

Andrew Hallam debunks the claim that actively-managed funds are less risky than index funds.

Canadian Couch Potato reports that Vanguard Canada is coming out with some new global ETFs that give some interesting new choices to Canadian investors who prefer not to trade in U.S. dollars.

The Blunt Bean Counter answers readers’ questions about rental properties.

Big Cajun Man has something on his mind that he thinks will solve all his problems. Try to guess what it is. He may be right.

1 comment:

  1. One day I should write about getting out of debt, that might be a good topic. Thanks for the inclusion, hopefully the rain won't wash us all away.