Weekend Reading – TFSA election impacts, why dividends, Millennials and money and more

Welcome to some Long Weekend Reading – I hope you enjoy your time with family and friends this Thanksgiving.  It’s certainly time for me to give thanks and be thankful for many things in my life.  I’m thankful and blessed to have a supportive, beautiful and loving wife.  I’m thankful for my family and their health.  I’m thankful I have a good employer with a good job that has good benefits.  I’m thankful that I have clean water and a roof over my head.  I’m thankful for peace in our country.  I’m thankful for my health and my mind, to do many things I decide to put my mind and my efforts into.  I’m thankful for many things…

Enjoy these Weekend Reading articles and Happy Thanksgiving.

If you like the TFSA and low taxes on capital gains, then the Financial Post said don’t vote NDP.

Why dividend investing? Read this post here.

Want to know more about dividend investing and why some bloggers want to “live off dividends”?  Check out this investor profile from Dividend Growth Investor.  Want to learn more?  Thanks to Tawcan for his investor profile.  Stay tuned to my blog for more investor profiles next week.

A leading economist at the CIBC said expanding our Canada Pension Plan (CPP) will help Generation Y and X in retirement, otherwise they will see a significant drop in their standard of living.

Canada Mortgage News told us about these clients that broke their mortgage (and saved big in doing so).

Freedom Thirty Five Blog thinks Smart REIT is a smart long-term move.

Steadyhand listed five things to expect in a market selloff.  Scott forgot one, expect to invest when others are selling.

Minimum wage was raised recently in five provinces.

Money We Have recommends budgeting for yourself.

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12 Responses to "Weekend Reading – TFSA election impacts, why dividends, Millennials and money and more"

  1. Another interesting lineup Mark.

    I especially appreciated your notes about being thankful for all that we have been blessed with.

    I too am very thankful that I have been so fortunate in my life.

    Have a great weekend to all.

  2. Happy Thanksgiving Mark. I’m working all weekend but we will be making a roast chicken on Monday with all the trimmings with our boy for the first Thanksgiving that he can actually eat the food. It’s important to always remember what we are thankful for…everyday. Enjoy the long weekend mate.


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