Friday, December 16, 2016

Short Takes: Investor Protection Wish List, Dividend Stock Location, and more

R.J. Weiss at The Ways to Wealth chose my post Aren't the Banks the Investing Experts as a top 100 post for 2016.  There are plenty of other good articles in each of his categories.

Here are my posts for the past two weeks:

How Life Can Mess Up the Best-Laid Financial Plans

Why Do We Focus on Advisor Cost?

Here are some short takes and some weekend reading:

FAIR Canada has a clear and concise “wish list of investor protection initiatives it would like to see implemented in the upcoming year.”

Dan Bortolotti has a smart take on whether to hold dividend stocks in a TFSA. In another article, Dan’s alter ego, the Canadian Couch Potato makes sense of Capital Gains Distributions from ETFs. Another contribution from Dan is his latest podcast exploring the difference between financial planning and investing.

Boomer and Echo discuss the dangers that await when you work with a financial advisor who doesn’t have to serve your best interests.

The Blunt Bean Counter explains how the U.S. estate tax affects Canadians.

Preet Banerjee explains compound growth in this video that is part of his “Learn About Investing” series.

Big Cajun Man isn’t a fan of financial advice from family.

1 comment:

  1. Religion, Money and the bible need to stay out of my Christmas dinner, but plenty of stuffing, and gravy though. Thanks for the mention on this frigid weekend.