Weekend Reading – Share buybacks vs. dividends, time and money, easy roads and more #money stuff
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I hope you have a great weekend and enjoy these articles from my personal finance and investing reading list – as part of your Weekend Reading.
See you here next week and take care!
Here is my August 2017 Dividend Income Update. We’re almost halfway to one of our big financial goals!
Here are the other articles I checked out:
Dividend Growth Investor told us dividends and share buybacks are not the same thing. Agreed, but both can lead to capital appreciation over time.
Tawcan suggests to pay yourself first – time and money. I’ve often thought about this myself: “Rather than looking for an escape, aka FIRE, use the pay yourself time first concept to find ways to make yourself happier and ways to enrich your life.” Life is short and meant to be cherished. Money is fine but it’s far from everything and nothing if you don’t have your health.
Apparently there is an easy road to $1 million? Not really, you need to save money and incubate that money over many, many years of investing – but a good click-bait title.
Susan Brunner reviewed Telus stock.
Big Cajun Man believes in these three financial credos.
Million Dollar Journey listed his three favourite electric vehicles. We didn’t buy an electric vehicle recently (when we considered our newest car) because we’re uncertain where we’re going to live in a few years. Once we figure that out (our housing dilemma) we’ll see how much vehicle we really need. I could see ourselves buying a used EV car in another 5-10 years.
Interesting infographic – 9 effective habits of millionaires.
Who doesn’t love getting a deal?
Don’t forget about my Deals page where you can save hundreds or even thousands of dollars over years with better saving and investing solutions. It’s your money – get more out of it!
Cait Flanders wrote about how a short-term shopping ban changed her long-term thinking.
Stephen Weyman the proud owner of CreditCardGenuis told you how to waive goodbye to credit card fees – the Canadian way!
A reminder about this content – Canadian Financial Summit – a great summit with 25+ Canadian personal finance and investing experts who shared their saving tips, investing practices, thoughts and advice on housing, how to protect yourself from $hitty advisers, corporate trickery and much more! Enjoy the summit!