Over the past two weeks I managed only one post on the difficult subject of how to determine the best way to invest your savings during retirement:
Prime Harvesting in Retirement
Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:
Lasse Heje Pedersen explains how passive investors are forced to do some trading due to various types of index changes, which creates an opportunity for active investors to outperform. Thus, active and passive investors can reasonably coexist when there are few enough active investors that they can recover their costs from out-trading passive investors. Despite the academic look of the SSRN page, the paper itself is fairly short and very readable.
The Blunt Bean Counter brings in an expert to discuss the Registered Disability Savings Plan (RDSP).
Big Cajun Man has more trouble depositing money into his son’s RDSP. His musing about how difficult it will be to get money out is definitely food for thought.
Boomer and Echo tries to explain to the anti-RRSP crowd why RRSPs are not a scam. I’ve tried to do the same thing with pictures.
Million Dollar Journey updates a comparison of prepaid wireless plans for 2016.
Squawkfox settles debates over whether certain items, such as premium gasoline, are a waste of money.
My Own Advisor’s update on his 2016 predictions should make it clear that it’s dangerous to wager real money on such predictions.