Happy Weekend Reading friends – and best wishes on this “May two-four weekend”. The unofficial start of summer or more appropriately, to celebrate and honour Queen Victoria’s birthday that was…May 24, 1819.
Got any plans?
I’ll be helping out with some local community association work, helping my parents with landscaping, doing some yard work myself and basically just relaxing. Let’s not forget – GO SENS GO!
Here is the lone article I wrote this past week and some of my favourites from the week that was.
Financial Samurai believes millennials are being “completely rational by living their ideal lifestyles before they turn 40 because they CAN.” This includes eating avocado toast. I don’t necessary agree but there is some truth to having a balanced life – something we strive for.
ModernAdvisor answered the question: are GICs still safe? They made a good point worth repeating – GICs are only as safe as the bank that issues it.
Canadian Mortgage Trends reminded us record houses prices continue. Wild.
Jessica Moorhouse interviewed Andrew Hallam – how to become a millionaire on an average salary. You can check out my most recent interview with Andrew here.
Here are 5 insightful articles from 5iResearch, one of my great site partners.
A Wealth of Common Sense outlined the anatomy of market tops. I look forward to the follow-up on market bottoms.
I enjoyed Robb Engen’s thoughtful take on income investing during your asset accumulation years. He shared some good counterpoints to my investing approach that includes dividend investing along with low-cost ETFs.
Canadian Couch Potato had more bond basics here.
Money Crashers has some tips on flipping cars. I’ve heard of this but I’m not sure I can be bothered. Seems like plenty of work!
Save? Pay down debt? Do Both? (We do both.) Read on about the considerations on my friend’s site HowToSaveMoney.