Here are my posts for the past two weeks:
CPP Forgiveness or Unfairness
Market Timing Using a Spreadsheet
Are You a Stock or a Bond?
Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:
There is an important downside to our trend toward a cashless society.
Contrary to popular belief, this writer says money can buy you happiness if you do it right. I agree that if you spread money out over your entire lifetime, it can make you happier. Sadly, many people seem to blow through large windfalls quickly.
Preet Banerjee interviews Ron Tite to discuss how brands compete for your time. Tite is very funny, so you’ll be entertained while you learn about content marketing.
Boomer and Echo bring us an investing guide for beginners. It can be tricky to put together generic advice that is relevant to a wide range of investors, but this is a good article for beginners.
Frugal Trader updates his journey to financial independence. He includes a detailed accounting of the dividend stream from his stock investments.
The Blunt Bean Counter has an interesting guest post about the laws on parents trying to cut one or more of their children out of their wills.
Canadian Couch Potato takes a run at estimating long-term future investment returns to use for planning purposes.
My Own Advisor explains why you failed at your New Year’s financial resolutions.
Big Cajun Man celebrates 11 years of financial blogging.