I did a book giveaway earlier this week for the awesome More Money for Beer & Textbooks book and the two winners were Judy and Siu (who also won the funniest comment award).
If you know someone who is in post-secondary education or about to enter – please buy the book for them. It’s really good.
On with the links
Mike Piper answers the question – What happens to bond funds when rates go up? Hint – It’s not as bad as you might think.
Harry Sit says that non-profit companies are not always better to use than for-profit companies. Some good points.
Tom Drake has a beginner’s guide on how to buy stocks. It includes what to look for in a stock and discount brokerages you could use.
Robb from Boomer & Echo says that a high debt-to-income ratio is misleading and not to worry about it so much. Of course, as always it depends on your situation.
Michael James wrote about how RRSPs and RRIFs are mis-handled for low-income seniors.
I like this article about a 20-something person who isn’t disappointed they aren’t living the dream and is working their butt off to improve their lives as best they can.
This drives me nuts – EI for seasonal workers is a bad idea. We are paying people to not work for part of the year. Dumb!