Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition!
Here are my thoughts from this past week:
I’ll be back next week to post my latest dividend income update and likely some other money musings as well.
All the best and enjoy the weekend!
Here are the mental money mistakes we make.
Tawcan wrote about the great debate that will never end – index investing versus dividend growth investing. At the end of the day I feel these strategies are more similar than different but no doubt many people will continue to disagree on that.
Another sad story about broke and bankrupt NHL players, this one about former tough guy player Chris Simon. Chris earned more than $15 million during his NHL playing career and yet according to recent court documents, he hasn’t worked since November 2015 and his gross income for all of last year was just $3,836.13.
Million Dollar Journey wrote about the global merits of ETFs XAW and VXC.
The Blunt Bean Counter highlighted a number of reasons why talking about money is taboo.
Should the age of eligibility for CPP/OAS be raised? Save with SPP has some thoughts on that.
Dividend Earner is now earning over $1,000 per month in dividends. Like I mentioned above I hope to provide my passive income update in another week or so – stay tuned!
Here are 7 ways to get ahead with your first paycheck. In the article the millennial author writes about the 50/30/20 rule. I like that rule but this is what I consider the best (and most straightforward) budgeting rule of thumb. This is because I feel folks will confuse wants versus needs including what debt repayments actually constitute.