Here are my posts for the past two weeks:
Capital in the Twenty-First Century
Reader Question: Small cap and Value Tilts
Here are some short takes and some New Year’s Day reading:
Gail Vaz-Oxlade takes a couple of people to task for their claims that Canadians’ debts aren’t that big a deal. I’m with Gail on this one. In the past I’ve explained why all debt is bad and have explained my personal philosophy on debt.
Andrew Hallam explains why stop-loss orders can be a bad idea for ETF investors.
Canadian Mortgage Trends calls for stricter punishments for bad mortgage brokers, citing the case of a broker caught violating rules and got a few “slaps on the wrist” but will “still be allowed to operate as a mortgage broker.”
Big Cajun Man walks away from Rogers to save about $100 per month.
My Own Advisor evaluates how he did on his financial goals. Three out of four ain’t bad. But it’s the dollar amounts that matter. How well he did hinges on how much added debt he took on, but I’m guessing that’s small if he plans to eliminate it in only four months.
Boomer and Echo takes a look at how much money you need to retire. As I’ve explained before, it depends greatly on how much money you want to spend.