So this week, I’ve been gearing up for the fall. I know it’s only the middle of summer but planning ahead is one of the keys to staying organized and managing growth. If you think about it, personal finance is no different. Are you doing anything to your finances to prepare for the second half of the year?
This Week I Wrote:
- On Tuesday I shared my review of The Beginner’s Guide to Investing and Saving for Canadians.
- On Wednesday, I updated a post on the Science of investing
- Also check out my new article in the Edmonton Journal on Downsizing the home for retirement
Other Great Reading This Week:
- This week Globe and Mail released the frightening news that One-Third of Young Canadians Have No Retirement Savings.
- Alberta Prime Time discussed an important subject this week in their video on Albertan Aspirations to be Debt Free.
- Sometimes all you need is a little motivation, which is why MoneyNing shows you how to Motivate Yourself to Save More Money.
- If you’ve been considering an Ivy League school for yourself or a child, you’ll want to read this post by Million Dollar Journey that investigates The Cost of Canadian Ivy League Schools.
- This week the Canadian Finance Blog asked, Does Your Credit Card Interest Rate Matter That Much?
- Our culture loves an upgrade but Squawkfox wants you to ask yourself, Do You Really Need That Upgrade?
- The Financial Blogger discusses investing strategies this week with their post on How I’ve Completely Changed My Sources of Income for the Better in Five Months.
- We can all learn from mistakes and that’s why the Canadian Personal Finance Blog lists My Top 5 Investing Mistakes (Guest Post).
- This week the Financial Highway answers the tricky question, Is Buy-and-Hold a Liberal or Conservative Idea?
- The Canadian Couch Potato discusses Comparing the Costs of Index Funds and ETFs.