Friday, April 28, 2017

Short Takes: Billionaire Spies, Flight Bump Compensation, and more

Here are my posts for the past two weeks:

The Stock Market Only Goes Up

Victory Lap Retirement

Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:

Preet Banerjee interviews investor, spy, billionaire, and holder of 11 honorary doctorates, Stephen Jarislowsky. As an added bonus, Preet uses his latest Drawing Conclusions video to show us what kind of income you need to be able to afford rents in various cities across Canada.

Million Dollar Journey looks into how much compensation you’re entitled to if you get bumped from a flight.

Canadian Couch Potato uses his latest podcast to answer questions about the role of bonds in today’s portfolios.

The Blunt Bean Counter reports from the tax-hell trenches about financial institutions sending incorrect capital gains reports to their clients.

Big Cajun Man reports on an unfortunate side-effect of the Federal Civil Service’s inability to pay its own workers properly. Workers are afraid to make any changes to their pay which means they’re avoiding automated charity donations.

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the inclusion this week. The whole Phoenix thing should have tax payers screaming blue murder, as it is their money being muddled around, but I guess that is not the case. Thanks for the inclusion this week, enjoy the Spring in Ottawa!

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