Welcome to my latest Weekend Reading edition, where I share some of my favourite personal finance and investing articles from the blogosphere.
Here is what I posted, in case you missed it:
Enjoy the rest of these articles and I’ll be back next week with more #money stuff to read and think about….
Cait Flanders wrote about the pursuit of happiness. Not the band. The concept behind it. I certainly agree being present as much as you can given all the great moments life can bring.
Michael James on Money helps people who think the stock market only goes up.
The Blunt Bean Counter wrote about reports on realizing capital gains.
This Globe article profiled a retiree who is house rich and cash poor but wants to retire early. Luckily for her she is “saved” by a $500,000 pension.
A nice and well written letter to the Ontario Securities Commission offering a perspective about banning commissions in the financial services industry.
Boomer and Echo wondered what you are doing with your tax refund? These are my top things to do including investing in you.
Bumped by a flight? Worried about being bumped from a flight? Book a seat and also follow Million Dollar Journey tips.
Here are a few dividend paying stocks giving their shareholders a raise.
Big Cajun Man wrote about the disaster and taxpayer sink hole that is…..the Phoenix pay system.
Andrew Hallam believes financial magazines can have a lot in common with online porn. There is some truth to that.
Get FIRE’d ASAP wrote about considerations if you’re retiring overseas. Adequate, accessible and affordable healthcare would be one the biggest factors for me.
Retire Happy has advice for Boomers not quite ready for retirement. Understanding your cash flow is key and that applies to any generation.