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Interesting Stuff on the Web Volume 29

Interesting stuff on the web is what I have read through out the week. I read a lot of articles and there is always a few that I feel is worth you reading. Often I have a different opinion than the articles I post on Interesting Stuff On The Web but they are all well written pieces. Here are the links. Enjoy !!

 

 

Economy with a Fever/John MauldinGetting a fever is no fun. You likely get chills, you sweat, and you’re just generally uncomfortable. You get tired easily and need to rest. But here’s the weird part: Fever isn’t the real problem. It’s a symptom of something else. You must treat whatever that is to relieve the fever.”

Is It Time For Market Timing?/Full Time Finance  “The market have been very jittery lately. At one point in the month of January the market was up over 4% in a matter of days. Over the last 2 -3 months it has dropped about 10% from that point. It’s enough to make anyone jittery about stock market investing, but does that mean we should start Market Timing and pull out?”

HOW TO TRAVEL AMERICA ON 2K A MONTH /The Scenic Route “Let me be totally honest for a second, there was a time during our travels when our bank account hit $67. It was September 2014 and we had no idea how we would finish our trip to all fifty states. Heck, we had no idea if we would be able to buy groceries.”

Canadian Households Owe $2 Trillion/Canadian Press  “OTTAWA – Bank of Canada governor Stephen Poloz says Canadians have amassed a $2-trillion mountain of household debt that is now casting a big shadow over the timing of his next interest rate hike.”
Don’t wait for retirement to enjoy life !!

Interesting Stuff on the Web Volume 28

Interesting stuff on the web is what I have read through out the week. I read a lot of articles and there is always a few that I feel is worth you reading. Often I have a different opinion than the articles I post on Interesting Stuff On The Web but they are all well written pieces. Here are the links. Enjoy !!

 

Build Your Wealth/Dividends Diversify “I always enjoyed reading about and studying wealthy people. In my younger years, I wondered what they knew that I did not. How did they build their wealth? What are their secrets? Are they happy?”

On a Fixed Income? Here’s The Best Places to Make that Dollar Stretch/lifepolicyshopper Retiring does not mean retiring from life. No, for many people, it’s the beginning of a new life. It’s the beginning of your bucket list. You finally get to do all the things you’ve been longing to do for years! Free from the office, it’s your time to explore!”

It’s not all doom and gloom for Canadian stocks/Financial Post  “It has been a tough run for Canadian investors, especially those who have stayed closer to home when it comes to their equity portfolios. So far, the S&P TSX is among the worst performing markets in the world this year; over a longer horizon, it doesn’t get much better, with Canadian equities having delivered a paltry 4 per cent annualized return over the past decade.”

PS: The less you spend, the less you need to earn!/Budgets are Sexy  “Three years ago I stumbled across a passage from Mr. Money Mustache that completely changed how I view my expenses. It came from an article I had read on many occasions prior – and is one of his most popular – but for whatever reason it never hit me as hard as it did then, perhaps because I wasn’t open enough to fully appreciate it at the time.”

 

Don’t wait for retirement to enjoy life !!