Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading – fresh off the press for 2017! I hope you had a great holiday and enjoyed time with family and friends. We certainly did.
Here were my articles from the last week:
What about you? Any big plans for 2017?
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Have a great weekend and drop me a comment or an email about any future post you’d like to see in 2017. Happen to entertain all ideas. Well, the good ones anyhow…
My greedy money friends at GreedyRates provided some examples of how you can get free flights from Canadian credit cards. This is how we travel hack to save and splurge on vacation – including renting a nice Cadillac!
LSM insurance shared their top-10 tips when buying no medical life insurance. I’ll have a post with them in the coming weeks about demystifying this insurance product including what to watch out for.
Yours truly was recently featured in this list of Top 100 blogs for dividend investors. Great to see folks following this site from around the world.
Ryan Modesto wrote about rebalancing your portfolio in the new year. I’ve got a draft in the works about how I rebalance my portfolio and considerations for you too.
Canadian Budget Binder shared some strategies to become a budget master. I believe having the desire to do so is key and the most important part.
Big Cajun Man doesn’t hate Sean Cooper but I can see why some folks might – because he burned his mortgage. Sean, where’s my copy of your book man?!
Million Dollar Journey provided his best of for 2016. Maybe I should write a post about that? I did that the previous year.
Here’s a good reminder about the poor disclosure and risk ratings associated with many financial products – unfortunately most methods don’t…. “tell investors anything about how much they could lose or how long they should hold a fund to minimize the chance of loss.”
Don’t forget my Deals page – you can save $220 in fees that the average Canadian pays in banking fees.
John Robertson released his Practical Index Investing Course. I hope to take a tour of his course soon and provide a review, including a Q&A with John – so stay tuned.