Here are my posts for the past two weeks:
Getting Rid of Excess Money: Binary Options
How Should New Investors Enter the Market?
Identity Theft for $6668.49!
Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:
Barry Ritholtz says the movie The Big Short gets it right. I agree with him.
Canadian Couch Potato reviews Ben Carlson’s book A Wealth of Common Sense.
Preet Banerjee uses this video to explain employer matching in retirement plans.
Boomer and Echo say that indexers are terrible at indexing. It’s definitely true that most people who call themselves indexers invest quite actively.
The Blunt Bean Counter lays out the elements of a messed up estate plan (or non-plan).
Big Cajun Man is now coming up with plausible sounding names for investing strategies designed to confuse investors. I don’t think financial institutions need help with this, but maybe this post will help to make people more wary of investing strategies they don’t understand.
My Own Advisor profiles a retiree with no financial worries. The main takeaway is that investing becomes a lot less important when you have a valuable pension.
Million Dollar Journey looks at how taxes vary by province when trying to retire on non-eligible dividend income.