Weekend Reading – Tragic accident in Ottawa and quality reads from the blogosphere

Before I get to the Weekend Reading list, I want to express my condolences to the loved ones of the victims of the horrific OC Transpo accident with a Via train in Ottawa this week.  So tragic, so many lives changed in my city in an instant.   I suppose it’s a reminder for all of us, how precious and precarious life really is.  Take care this weekend and in your downtime enjoy these quality articles from the personal finance and investing blogosphere.

In case you missed it, I reported my latest dividend income here.  The journey is coming along even though I have a long ways to go.

I also wrote about what I wish I learned in school.

Canadian Couch Potato answered some reader fears about rising interest rates and bond ETFs.

Rob Carrick said retirement may not be as rosy as you think.

Million Dollar Journey answered a reader question about accounts for Canadian indexed ETFs.

The Financial Blogger asked:  Car Salesman or Personal Finance Superhero?

The Dividend Ninja wondered if REITs are a buy.  I think so.

Retire Happy shared some RRSP withdrawal strategies.

Dividend Growth Investor shared some stocks he purchased in September.

Big Cajun Man discussed the infinite income fallacy.

Prairie Eco-Thrifter said your car insurance rates could be lower if

Miranda on Sustainable Personal Finance wondered what you’d do with a financial windfall.  I’d probably kill the mortgage.

Michael James on Money had this suggestion for investors.

Passive Income Earner had some advice about calculating retirement costs.

Canadian Capitalist has a new look and also wondered, do you have TFSA bragging rights?

Freedom 35 Blog had an interesting poll about net worth.

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10 Responses to "Weekend Reading – Tragic accident in Ottawa and quality reads from the blogosphere"

  1. I heard about that tragic accident on the news. There are thousands of train track crossings across the country. I hope something good will result from their investigation so this kind of thing doesn’t happen again. Great progress with your dividends btw. I think I’m on track to hit only $5K this year myself. Thanks a lot for the share 🙂

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