There is a new batch of ETF problems surfacing that you need to know about if you invest in Exchange Traded Funds. Even though ETFs are touted because of their very low fund fees, they may not be as
One of the things I have learned about working in the Technology world for over 20 years is that sometimes tunnel vision kicks in for decisions about what technology to use. I found a fascinating article in the Boston Globe by Leon Neyfakh that talks about how the Nuclear Reactor world is now technologically locked-in with a technology that was not
I have spoken with a few co-workers about what they are being advised to buy when they drop by their bank to top up their RRSP’s for 2012, and to no surprise every one was advised that what they should do is buy the Bank’s “Balanced” Mutual Fund just to be safe. One or two of them got told to buy a 5 year GIC as well, which also caused me to chuckl
In investing being “late to the show” sometimes it is better to just ignore it, and try to find something else. If you bought into the Tech Boom in 1999, you most likely lost your shirt, if you didn’t bail out quick enough, however some folks who were in at the ground floor, might only have been lightly singed by the great drop.
This is an interesting rhetorical question (since I am 17 years past that age, and will not be retiring for a good long time), that I have seen from a few financial bloggers, so I will give my opinion on this important goal (for some folks). Remember I have tackled this subject before with Investing is like Golf.
Continuing with my rummaging through the archives, here is another interesting (if simple) post asking a very tough question. I think the topic of retirement is a while off for me, but it is much closer than it was when I posted this 7 years ago. I have edit’ed this because it was kind of raw at the time.