Normally on My Own Advisor, the content is about personal finance and investing. My preamble before this week’s Weekend Reading material will be a brief departure…
Recently, my grandmother suffered a massive stroke. The damage caused by the stroke was severe and has left her with significant paralysis. My thoughts and prayers have been with her since this incident; I was actually on my way to see her and celebrate her birthday when this happened. For 90 years, my grandmother has been blessed with great health, until the past week. All of us should be so lucky to live such a rich, healthy and happy life. Over the last few days, I found myself reflecting upon the great times we’ve shared and hoping for some more. She is by far and away the strongest woman I’ve known and I know whatever plans are in store for her, she’ll bravely face them and accept them just like she has with everything else in her life. I’m reminded at times like these, nobody knows what the future holds but you can never tell the people you care about in your life that you love them too much. Thinking of you Gram…
Enjoy this Weekend Reading list, and thanks for reading.
Retire Happy wrote about withholding taxes in retirement.
Modest Money thought about planning for the future.
The Dividend Guy updated a list of S&P/TSX 60 stocks that pay dividends, soon.
Andrew Hallam wrote about low volatility funds offering a buffer versus wild markets.
Michael James on Money was a bit miffed when he read on a blog that dividends are more stable than capital gains.
Big Cajun Man thinks you’re nuts if you take a mental vacation from money management.
Dividend Growth Investor wrote about some common misconceptions about dividend investing.
Canadian Mortgage Trends said debt-ratio calculations for insured mortgages are about to get stricter.
Mr. CBB said financial independence may only exist once we get there.
Click here to read about some notable U.S. dividend increases last month courtesy of Dan Mac.
Money Rebound offered some tricks for saving money on summer vacations.
The Canadian Dividend Blogger looked at returns of a few large cap Canadian stocks.
Dan Bortolotti said diversification is a piece of cake.