1. The Financial Post offers useful tips on getting organized for the 2008 tax year.
  2. Thanks to Jon for posting the CBC news item on Canadians snowbirds buying up distressed properties in Arizona.
  3. Jason Zweig writes in Money magazine about “rash, stupid and dangerous ideas about how to invest money” in a bear market.
  4. The National Post carried interesting nuggets from the 2006 census data on earnings, income and shelter costs.
  5. Ken Kivenko, an advocate for small investors, takes advisors, who sold ABC paper to their clients, to task for not doing the job for which they are handsomely compensated. Thanks to Jon Chevreau’s post on the lessons from the ABCP fiasco for the link.
  6. Million Dollar Journey wrote about the RESP strategy for his little one.
  7. I mentioned in last week’s post on a report that seemed to question the conventional wisdom that investors reduce their equity exposure as they age. Thanks to Michael James for pointing out why the study is questionable.

Blog Roundup will return next week. Have a nice weekend everyone!

This article has 3 comments

  1. Thanks for the mention CC!

  2. Thanks for the mention. It probably shows that I enjoy finding flaws in technical papers.

  3. Thanks for the head’s up on the study. Its amazing how many flaws appear with investment type studies when you get into the weeds.