Welcome to some new Weekend Reading friends. Earlier this week I shared some simple all-in-one investing solutions to consider here; thanks to Rob Carrick for picking that article up in his Globe column. I also provided some quotes to live by from a reader of this site.
Enjoy your weekend!
Rob Carrick found an interesting list of sites and calculators to answer some common financial questions.
Were you smart with your money this summer? Probably not, I drank too many #craftbeer. They taste so good though…
Scott Adams is not holding back when it comes the American election, stating “You say Trump lied to get some votes in the primaries? Snore. They all lied. He just did it better.”
“When it comes to budgeting, Brown believes that we should: Pay yourself first and budget the rest…Whatever budgeting system you decide to use, always remember that the most important part of any budget is to balance the fundamentals. Save for the future. Spend less than you earn. Spend smarter. Live within your means. Stay out of debt. Do that and you’ll be fine.”
Happy to see another bank dividend hike this week. It’s always cool to see how a $0.02 company raise amounts to a $20+ income increase without doing anything but staying invested.
Michael James on Money believes Canada’s public sector should be more efficient.
CPI shows electricity prices sizzled in July.
Here are some suggested U.S. stocks that keep your portfolio afloat in bear markets.