Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition – where you can find some of my favourite personal finance and investing articles from the week that was.
Here were my articles from this week:
Thanks to some reader inspiration I wrote about my journey and considerations for self-directed investing here.
Thanks for your ongoing support of this site, your reading and sharing. See you here next week!
Thanks to Jessica Brooks and CBC Life for including yours truly in this article – top money bloggers’ tips for taking control of your finances in 2017.
Related to the CBC post – here is my best budgeting rule of thumb.
Sure Dividend believes U.S. investors should not overlook Canadian dividend payers.
Saver Stephen Weyman told us Costco has a crazy (good) return policy.
This article says we should have listened to indexing guru Charles Ellis 40 years ago.
CMHC is hiking mortgage premiums.
Dividend Growth Investor shares nine lessons learned from years of blogging and investing. From his list I especially liked keeping your investment costs low, sticking to your plan and staying patient. Good advice.
Mr. CBB wonders how couples should split household bills.
Larry MacDonald found a finance professor that likes to buy ETFs when times are bad. As long as these are low-cost, diversified ETFs, that seems to make sense to me.
Last but not least, a final reminder about my participation in this upcoming online Canadian Investors Conference with other personal finance and investing folks. You can attend for FREE! Here’s another chance to win a Premium Pass to all conference material – a $199 value.