Thread of the Week: If you are interested in bonds, check out this thread on bond basics on the Canadian Money Forum. You can browse the discussions on the forum but you need to register to post your thoughts.
- The age of thrift reportedly sweeping the continent is having some unintended consequences. The New York Times on how saving money ends up costing some people even more.
- Jason Zweig on what Ben Graham would say about stocks moving from the edge of the bargain bin to the full-price rack in a matter of weeks.
- Jon Chevreau interviews three pension experts to find out the implications of recent changes made to the Canada Pension Plan.
- Rob Carrick reminds readers to update their insurance when making expensive additions to their home.
- Ma Bell makes Michael James an offer he could easily refuse.
- Million Dollar Journey finds out that it pays to check store receipts for mistakes.
- Remember how bloggers were hyperventilating over peer-to-peer lending and wondering if it could replace fixed income portion of their portfolio? Mr. Cheap wrote about the dark side of being a micro-banker.
- Just reading it makes my head hurt. Preet runs some experiments with shorting double-exposure ETFs.
- Get Money Energy came up with a list of things to feel rich that has nothing to do with the bank balance.
- Riscario Insider shares the nuggets of wisdom he found in “Get Smarter” (a book by Seymour Schulich).
Have a great weekend everyone!