Welcome to a new edition of Weekend Reading where I share some of my favourite articles from the week that was.
Check out these great articles when you have some time…enjoy your weekend and I’ll be back next week with a dividend income update and more.
MDJ had a guest post from Pete, how Pete became a millionaire.
Preet Banerjee scared the heck outta us when he wrote any of these answers aren’t good enough when it comes to saving for retirement: ‘10%’, ‘as much as you can’ and ‘more’. Preet’s answer to the retirement number is ‘it depends’ based on a sound financial plan that considers a number of well-documented variables.
A new DIY online mortgage tool is at your fingertips: intelliMortgage. Do the work yourself, pay less.
Big Cajun Man said payday loans are a good idea, only on April 1st.
Canadian Couch Potato is launching a new Couch Potato mutual fund. “It will carry a management fee 1.40%, as well as a 1% trailing commission paid to the advisor. Investors will have their choice of a 5% front-end load, a deferred sales charge starting at 7%, or a combination of both.” Dan loves April 1st as well.
How To Save Money said it might not matter if you missed the RRSP deadline.
Dan Mac compiled a list of favourite dividend growth stocks by dividend investors here.
Avrex Money shared some Canadian consumer stocks.
Insurance isn’t always dry and boring, check out these insurance jokes here.
John Heinzl said don’t sell your Coca-Cola shares.
My University Money offered some majors for the self-employed.