Welcome to the weekend and some of the best personal finance and investing articles from the blogosphere for your reading enjoyment. I can’t wait for the weekend myself. I have a bunch of work to do but on Saturday afternoon I’m not going to think about it or care about it; my #REDBLACKS with a win will be in the CFL East final. It should be a rockin’ atmosphere for the game at TD Place!
Earlier this week I provided some buy and hold and buy more of advice: ETFs and stocks to own for your portfolio. Of the stocks I listed, Telus increased their dividends this week. So did Sun Life, even though it wasn’t on my list. I also had some fun with some email requests for content on my site.
Enjoy these articles about housing corrections (which I don’t think is coming in Toronto or Vancouver), tax loss planning for 2015, fearing the stock market and much more.
This Globe and Mail article said some housing markets are ripe for a correction. I’ll believe it in some cities when I see it.
The Blunt Bean Counter provided a guide to tax loss selling for the 2015 tax year. You have about 6 weeks left to take advantage of this.
Boomer & Echo wondered if Millennials really fear the stock market. Possibly…
Speaking of the stock market, Rob Carrick has a memo for savers – you can’t save your way to retirement. You need to invest in the stock market.
Blonde on a Budget focuses on simplicity for 2016.
The Simple Dollar has a simple debt calculator to try out.
Million Dollar Journey profiled Sean Cooper who recently killed his mortgage.
How To Save Money figured out the best cash back credit cards for your wallet.
Michael James on Money had fun with his financial dictionary. An example from his list: Longevity risk is defined as cat food.
Mr. Money Mustache figures can we solve many of our problems once we wrap our heads around the inefficiencies of drive-thrus.
From the oldie but goodie file, here is Preet Banerjee talking about personal finances:
Thanks for checking out Weekend Reading.