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Interesting Stuff on the Web

 

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 !!

 

House Prices Falling In Majority Of Canadian Cities As New Rules Kick In/HuffPost Canada House prices fell in a majority of Canadian cities in January, the first month of tough new mortgage rules at the major banks, new data shows. The latest edition of the Teranet-National Bank House Price Index shows prices falling in seven of the 11 cities covered.” 

How to Increase Your Net Worth by $700,000 in 7 Years/Marriage, Kids and MoneyOne fall night in 2010, my wife Nicole and I were watching the Suze Orman Show. (Yes, I used to DVR it). There was this fun segment where someone would call in and Suze would analyze that person’s financial health and give them a grade. It was called How Am I Doing.”

Why 60/40/Ryan Lewenza/The Greater FoolAll it took was a bit of volatility and a 10% market correction to wake investors up from their low volatility induced stupor. Well a “bit of volatility” is maybe downplaying what we’ve witnessed in recent weeks with the VIX or “fear index” rocketing higher from a near historical low of 9 in early January to a peak of 37 in early February.”

Benjamin Graham’s Timeless Advice/Money TalksBorn in 1894, Graham, author of the Intelligent Investor worked in managerial economics and investing which led to value investing within mutual funds, hedge funds, diversified holding companies. Throughout his career, Graham had many notable disciples who went on to receive substantial success in the world of investment”

 

 

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Interesting Stuff on the Web

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 !!

 

Best Places to Travel in 2018/Travelocity  “Where to go in 2018? If you love traveling the world as much as we do, you’re probably torn between roaming it in search of destinations less traveled, as well as returning to perennial favorites over and over again. To help narrow down your essential 2018 vacation list, we scoured the planet and came up with a list of places that are newly radar-worthy thanks to buzzy attractions, easier access, hot travel trends and recently re-shaped by global events.”

Starving Cows, Generosity, And Having Enough/Accidental Fire The cows were standing in the middle of the road somberly staring at our car, famished, ribs protruding out, barely looking alive. They clearly weren’t going to budge, and by the looks of them they likely didn’t have the energy. I kinda wondered if they had just escaped from some weird bovine P.O.W. camp….”

5 Things To Do When Everyone Is Getting Rich/Damn Millennial “So, what are we all to do now? Whether you are new to investing or have a net worth in the millions everyone is starting to wonder are we nearing a top? I have questioned it for years at this point if I am being honest. What has helped me stay focused and not get caught up in the bubble talk is taking the following actions.”

The Value of a Financial Planner in a World of Robo-Advisers/Mustard Seed Money “In the age of the Robo-Adviser, the question often arises: why use a financial planner when you could use a Robo-Adviser for much cheaper? Well, for starters, many professional advisors not only manage investments, but they also provide financial planning.”

 

Don’t wait for retirement to enjoy life !!