October LinkStuff – Book Giveaway Edition

by Mike Holman

I hosted a book giveaway of Pensionize Your Nest Egg by Moshe Milevsky and Alexandra Macqueen this week.

And the winner is….

#6 – Myke. Congratulations!

Here are my favourite links from the week

Thinking of starting a business?  Make sure it’s not a coffee shop.

Theresa is a real estate agent who makes videos about house stuff.  Check out this video where she references this blog and talks about the value of renovations.

Congrats to Krystal of GMBMFB, who started a regular column at the new site Moneyville.ca.  She wrote about how she hit rock bottom.  Maybe her next step will be to rename her blog “Krystal at work”.  :)

Check out Do Not Wait! A new retirement website.  Great contest going on there right now – you could win an iPad or even better, a copy of my new book!

Canadian Couch Potato wrote about High-yield bonds and your portfolio.

Free From Broke is tired of hearing “It’s for the kids!“.

Cash Money Life thinks about how to teach kids the value of money.

Oblivious Investor covers one of the ideas in Pensionize Your Nest Egg with Planning your retirement spending.

TMW explains what debt-to-income ratio means when applying for a loan.

Landlord Rescue explains about Screening tenants.

Madison thinks it’s possible to cook once a month.  Not in my lifetime!

Preet from WDAMMG wrote an excellent piece for the Globe called Why no one uses the RRSP life long learning plan. Couldn’t agree more.

The Financial Bloggers reveals all in A Day in the life of a financial planner.

Canadian Capitalist really liked the book 10 things I wish someone had told me about retirement. Book written by Jim Yih.

Michael James says there are barriers to rebalancing. Too many accounts is one of them (I can relate to that).

Larry MacDonald urges caution on commodities after reading The Great Reflation.

Million Dollar Journey discusses the Canadian Apartment Investment Conference.

Studenomics explains why online banks are killing big banks.

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