Fall has come, and is already on its way out. The scenery is rouge and golden, the temperatures are falling into the single digits, and it’s only a matter of time before the first snowflakes start slowly making their way gently down to the ground.
Here are my posts of the week:
- The Importance of Opportunity Costs, and Why They Should Not Be Ignored
- College: Is It a Complete Waste of Time?
- Saying Yes to the Home-Ownership Dream (Beating The Index)
- BTI responds to an article he read online, and tells us why he says “yes” to the home ownership dream.
- The Path Between Fear and Overconfidence (Dividend Monk)
- The Dividend Monk explores the basic psychological pitfalls that many investors fall into, and the path that lies in between.
- The Inmates Are Running the Asylum (DIY Investor)
- This is an amusing look at the mad rush into bonds by investors.
- Spending Money on Looking Good…? (Young & Thrifty)
- Young & Thrifty takes a look at the money we spend on just looking good for others, and ourselves. 🙂 I wonder what she would think of places like South Korea where the majority of women undergo plastic surgery…
- Get Happy By Sharing Knowledge (Get Happy Life)
- I recently discovered this blog through comments left over here, and I like the writer’s optimism and positive thinking. This post takes a look at the benefits of sharing knowledge and teaching others.
- Investing fundamental #4 – emergency fund (Retireby40.org)
- Here’s another one I discovered recently. I would love to be able to get out of the rat race by 40, or even earlier!
- Tax Avoidance, Double Irish and Dutch Sandwiches! (Everyday Tips and Thoughts)
- Kris writes an interesting article on how Google avoids taxes by shifting income overseas. Sometimes, I wish I could do that, too!
- Should Senior Citizens Become Cry Babies Over Social Security Freeze? (Personal Finance By The Book)
- This is an interesting article on social security, government-guaranteed pensions, and the lack of an increase this year.
- Your Local Politician Is A Millionaire (Buy Like Buffett)
- Is there a conflict of interest in giving politicians leverage over millions and billions of tax dollars? Nahhhhh… surely not. 😛
- Another comment on doing what you love (Grumpy rumblings of the untenured)
- The grumpy duo looks at doing what you love vs. doing something to get paid, as well as the value of education.
- Price of prestige : Are elite schools worth the money? (Wealth Informatics)
- Are Ivy League schools worth the money?
- It’s only money… (Early Retirement Extreme)
- Is it really only money? I like Jacob’s philosophy here.
- Credit Suisse Global Wealth Report, Available To Download (The Wise Buck)
- Can China and India Save the World? (Financial Sense)
- Scientists suggest that cancer is purely man-made (KurzweilAI)
- What would you pay more for—Apple Computer or Colgate Palmolive? (Andrew Hallam)
- Why I’m thankful for low TransAlta prices (My Own Advisor)
- Statistical Arbitrage Pairs Trading With Michael Kapler of SciVest Capital Management (Investing Thesis)
- Stock Allocation: All or None? (Balance Junkie)
- Landlord Tips – Canadian Law (Landlord Tips)
- How Investing in Gold Can Save You From an Economic Crisis (Canadian Finance Blog)
- Young People Should Continue to Invest Aggressively (Personal Dividends)
- The Economic Crisis is the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Us (Hope to Prosper)
- Debunkery, yet again (Control Your Cash)
- Job Hunting: Electronic Communication Tips (Bucksome Boomer)
- 30 Ways to Wreck Your Career (Engineer Your Finances)
- Peter Thiel wants to give 20 under 20 Kids $100,000 to Drop Out of College (Money Funk)
- This Week at the Patent Office (Cognoramus)
- Squirreling Gone Wild #17: The Magic Gumball Machine and Free Cookies (Squirrelers)
- Divide: Forager v Farmer (Overcoming Bias)
- Doing Good by Doing Well (Mises Economics Blog)
- The Future Seems Shiny (Overcoming Bias)
- Best U.S. places to survive the apocalypse (Mother Nature Network)
- Norms Beat Empathy (Overcoming Bias)
- ARE YOUR VALUES MONEY-MAKERS OR MONEY-LOSERS? (Barbara Friedberg Personal Finance)
- Buy a car locally or import? (Larry MacDonald)
- Simplify your personal finances by building a financial fortress (Simple Financial Lifestyle)
- The 5 Whys: And WHY You Should Read This! (The Millionaire Nurse Blog)
- How To Get (and Keep) Your Child Safe Around Credit Cards (Wealth Pilgrim)
- 5 Signs of a Professionally Trained Structured Settlement Representative (Maximizing Money)
- My First Credit Card – And The High It Gave Me (Free From Broke)
- Good Old Middle Class or Wealthy – You Decide Redux (Watson Inc)
- Travel full-time for less than $14,000 per year (I Will Teach You To Be Rich)
- The Killing and Reviving of the American Dream (Mises Daily)
- Quebecois Pitch Sovereignty to U.S. Cognitive Elite (Let A Thousand Nations Bloom)
- Seasteading: An Audacious Vision of Diversity and Innovation In Law (The Seasteading Institute)
- Federal Reserve Paychecks Soar (The Daily Capitalist)
- Early Retirement (The Loonie Bin)
My roundup includes sites that mentioned Invest It Wisely over the past week; thanks for including me, and please let me know if I forgot to mention you!
Videos of the week
Thanks to The Biz of Life for sharing these videos on his blog. I personally enjoyed them.
I hope you all enjoyed the weekend.