Friday, October 22, 2010

Short Takes: $200 Billion Mistake and more

Warren Buffett explains a $200 billion mistake he made. (Hat tip to the Stingy Investor for highlighting this one.)

Canadian Capitalist wades into the issue of whether to buy U.S. or Canadian-listed ETFs. He gives pros and cons of both choices, but comes out firmly on the side of U.S.-listed ETFs.

Million Dollar Journey explains real-return bonds.

Money Smarts defends mutual fund DSCs (Deferred Service Charges). I’m not convinced, but I do see his point that they could be worse.

Big Cajun Man sums up his experiences with RESPs now that he has actually made a withdrawal.

Financial Highway has 10 ways to lower your insurance costs, but they were initially all listed as #1. I guess anything that saves money has high priority.


  1. Thanks for the mention Michael. Have a great weekend!

  2. Thanks for the mention Michael. Enjoy your weekend!

  3. Thanks for the mention. Enjoy your weekend Michael!