Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading list.
This week, I found time to write about why I cut Rogers Home Phone out of my life.
Enjoy these articles and I’ll be back next week to chat about my financial goals year-to-date and maybe a few others things. Thanks for reading…
Check out Preet Banerjee’s MoneySense article about portfolio rebalancing, and thanks to Preet for including a small quote from yours truly in that article here. No doubt, portfolio rebalancing is more difficult with dividend investing versus indexing.
John Heinzl from The Globe and Mail revealed how many dividend paying stocks he owns in his personal portfolio here. He also wrote: “As a buy-and-hold dividend growth investor, I am not looking to trade in and out of stocks; rather, I am aiming to hold companies for years or decades and collect the rising dividends. With that goal in mind, I focus on large, blue-chip companies – banks, pipelines, telecoms, utilities and well-known consumer stocks, for example – that don’t require a lot of monitoring.” Same here.
Learn about Canada’s hidden Pension Plan from Sean Cooper.
Here are some ideas when to buy stuff and save money when you do.
Mark Goodfield listed some great tax resources and sites. He shouldn’t be so modest…his site is near the top of my list.
Mr. CBB told us why a family allowance is important to him.
Robb Engen shared some investing lessons learned.
Susan Brunner wondered if Canadian banks are still a buy.
Have a great weekend!
Thanks for the link love again Mark. Great to be included in MoneySense. I’m supposed to be part of a MoneySense article sometime soon as well, although I haven’t been given a date when it will be published. That’ll be a first for me.
Great news Stephen! I look forward to reading that article…you’re going mainstream!
Have a good weekend,
I read that post by Preet, it was lots to ponder. Great read. Have a great weekend and thanks for the mention.
Preet’s articles are always very good. That guy is a wealth of information but he also has a gift to convey things in a way anyone can relate to. Most welcome for the mention Mr. CBB.
I agree that Mark’s own blog should be near the top of the list for useful tax-related sites. Thanks for the mention.
Your tax-related articles are pretty good too 🙂 Enjoy the nice weather this weekend.
Thanks for the inclusion, nice to see you getting (deserved) recognition.
Thanks BCM, enjoy the weekend weather, should be great.
Hey Mark, thx for the mention. Hope ur golf game is sharp. Mine is perfect for match play, mostly good and a few terrible holes each time.
It’s getting better actually. Standing closer the ball, slowing the swing down…all good things. I don’t quite swing like Kaymer but I can always dream.
Glad to hear you’re getting a few games in – take care Mark!
Mark – congrats on the MoneySense mention!
Thanks Dan. Enjoy the weekend.
Thanks for the mention, Mark, and congrats on the MoneySense mention. Tell Preet (or his editor) to throw a link your way – he’s forgetting his blogging roots 😉
I need to keep that in mind…plug the site, plug the site… 🙂
Enjoy the weekend Robb!
Thanks for the shout!
Fixing my money mistakes was easy once I recognized them, the problem is I still get caught making them . . .
You and me both Barry. You have your act together much better than most!