DIY Investor Mistakes

As a follow-up to a recent article in The Globe and Mail, I wondered about posting another article that shares where I’ve fallen down – exposing some of my DIY investor mistakes.  Here are a few common mistakes from that…
Four Fat Financial Failures

Mistakes are part of life, might as well accept that.  I’m learning to accept that concept more as I get older.  When it comes to personal finance in particular hopefully our money management mishaps are smaller and infrequent over time. …
My Life in a Box

During one of our walks around the neighbourhood the other night, my wife and I had a conversation that went something like this: Me: It would be nice to break-free from work eventually wouldn’t it? Her: Yes, and that’s what…
Retirement Right This Way

One of my favourite financial books is The Investor’s Manifesto by William Bernstein, talked about the attributes of a successful investor: They must possess an interest in the process, They need more than a bit of math horsepower, far beyond simple arithmetic…
Financial advice for my younger self

Financial advice for my younger self Inspired by a few reader questions a few weeks ago and reflecting upon some older blogposts, I wondered what financial advice would I tell my younger self?  Here are some things that have crossed…