Christmas is coming up quickly – Happy holidays in advance!
I haven’t decided my posting schedule yet, but it will likely be light(er) than usual for the next 2 or 3 weeks.
On with the links
Tim Ferriss is well known for his 4-hour work week. But maybe Ferriss is just a big fraud?
This won’t be funny if you don’t know what a lifestyle blogger is, but here are the 17 steps to instant success as a lifestyle designer.
Andrew Hallam came up with the biggest loser financial challenge – interesting!
Canadian Capitalist takes issue with Jon Chevreau who said that active management is alive and well.
Canadian Couch Potato also disagreed about Dynamic’s fund performance and says that picking successful hockey players is much easier than successful mutual funds. Perhaps you just need to pick funds run by portfolio managers that are born early in the year?
Boomer and Echo says that passive index investing is for the birds.
Michael James came up with a clever way to replicate the great performance of select Dynamic mutual funds.
Jim Yih asks if you are a bull or a bear when it comes to dividend stocks. I think dividend stocks are fine, but they are no magic bullet.
The Oblivious Investor had some interesting observations about stock mountain charts.
Larry MacDonald did a book review of Tom Bradley’s new book – “It’s not rocket science”.
My Own Advisor shows that he made some good progress on 2010 financial goals.
Million Dollar Journey suggests that lending money to friends, probably isn’t a good idea.
Investing Thesis hosted the Canadian finance carnival. Lots of great articles.
Warning – foul language: This ad in Craiglist is for computer repair – very unique.
A few American links
- Should I Diversify Among Brokerage Firms?
- Home Staging Tips: A Guide to Staging Your Home from Moolanomy — First impression is everything. An empty house is too bare and a cluttered house doesn’t look every good. Learn how to make your home look just right for prospective buyers.
- Should I Use a Debit Card or Credit Card? Frugal Dad examines the pros and cons of both credit cards and debit cards.
- 10 Tax Deductions You Don’t Want to Overlook: As 2010 draws to a close, it’s time to start thinking about taxes – here are some deductions you don’t want to overlook.
- Best Small Business Credit Cards – Have a small business? Consider one of these cards to help provide the cash flow flexibility to meet the needs of your growing small business. Provide purchase protection and earn rewards too.
- Keep Your 401k Safe from Employer Fraud By Wealth Pilgrim
- 2011 Marginal Tax Rates: Will We Keep The Same Rates, Or Will Taxes Go Up?
- Online Savings Accounts Rates Suck– What Can I Do?
- Buying Organic Herbs in Bulk and Saving 90%
- How Much House Can You Really Afford?
- 6 Things To Consider When Moving For A Job. Moving for a job can be a bad thing, or a great thing. Make certain you make that decision with your eyes wide open.
- PerkStreet Free Online Checking Account – Review – Perkstreet offers free online checking as well as cash back rewards for purchases.
- Best Military Movies Giveaway. Share your favorite military movies and enter to Win $100 in Amazon Gift Cards!
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