Welcome to some fine Weekend Reading folks. It was a busy week back to work for me (after summer vacation) so I only managed to sneak in one post: my July 2015 dividend income update. This update reported we’re more than one-third of the way towards our semi-retirement goal, a milestone we hope to reach within 10-15 years. Enjoy some of these articles I read this week, I hope you enjoy them. #enjoyyourweekend
This might be the worst mutual fund in the world.
Robb Engen said there is power in negotiating everything.
Ryan Modesto shared his biggest investing mistake. Look to 5i for more tell-all mistakes, including mistakes from Robb Engen (from Boomer & Echo), Frugal Trader (from Million Dollar Journey), Peter Hodson (CEO of 5i) and yours truly in the weeks to come.
John Heinzl had a great response to a reader question: why isn’t my dividend ETF payout growing? Another reason to own the same individual stocks the big ETFs own and avoid this issue.
Chantal Marr helps you understand Universal Life Insurance on Million Dollar Journey.
Michael James on Money liked Daryl Diamond’s book The Retirement Income Blueprint albeit with a few criticisms.
Tawcan is celebrating Year 1 of his blog. #congrats
Retirement guru and actuary Fred Vettese said the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) should be expanded.