LinkStuff – Media Week Edition

by Mike Holman

I had a ton of mentions in the media this week, which was a lot of fun.  Hopefully that will continue!

MoneySense interview

I wrote a while back about doing an interview with Dan Bortolotti of Canadian Couch Potato for an RESP article in MoneySense.  The article is online – it’s about couch potato investing in an RESP account.

Rob Carrick Newletter

The RESP book got a big mention when Rob Carrick linked to a book review and book excerpt on the Globe and Mail site.

Carnival winner

I won top prize in the Carnival of Canadian Real Estate hosted by Life as Real Estate Investors.  The post was actually written by Rachelle, but I’m keeping the prize.  :)  I’m hosting the next edition so get your entries in.  Any real estate articles are ok (not just RE investing).

On with the links

Thicken My Wallet observes that investing in domestic companies is a safer way to invest in foreign markets.

Rob Carrick came up with some neat ways to juice up your GIC yields.  I didn’t know about any of these.

Beating The Index slams Eric Nuttal in a very entertaining post.  Nuttal is yet another equity analyst who doesn’t know sh*t, but spouts off on BNN to further his own interests.  Great picture too.

Rob Carrick has some suggestions for investing your cash.  I have a lot of cash in my RRSP, so I need to get on this.

Canadian Personal Finance wonders if cheques are passe.

Michael James on Money says that disagreeable financial advisors might be your friend.

Oblivious Investor says simple investing is better

Money Matters shows us the power of debt.

Smart on Money asks would you drink the most expensive bottle of wine?

Million Dollar Journey explains the difference between preferred shares and bonds.

Wisdom Journal explains how to write a business plan.

Canadian Capitalist reports from the frontlines of the discount brokerage price war.

Larry MacDonald thinks that TMX Group might be a buy.

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