Investment books you should read

Notwithstanding the protestations of anyone who believes that surfing the Internet is a proxy for actual learning, the real world is not teachable in 140 character increments. Therefore, I generally recommend to people who genuinely want to learn about the investing and capital markets that they embark on a programContinue Reading

What happens to your RRSP when you retire? Prior to retirement, people maximize their contributions to their RRSPs, top up their children’s RESPs and put whatever is left over into their TFSAs and non-registered accounts. Once they hit retirement, the mystery about investing their savings to draw an income whileContinue Reading

Investors should generally dislike companies that issue stock because it’s better if they are self-financing and don’t need to dilute their shareholder base. However, companies do need to grow, and financing is one of the prime reasons the stock market exists in the first place. Rather than dismiss all financings,Continue Reading

One of the problems with investing is that there is simply too much information for investors to consider. In the old days (that is, pre-Internet), investors needed to take a long-term view. Now, mere seconds after a company’s quarterly release or other news event, millions of investors, analysts, economists andContinue Reading

Kids develop money habits by the time they’re seven, according to recent research from Cambridge University. And that means that parents’ financial styles have an influence on their kids own fiscal skills well into adulthood. Backed by London’s Money Advice Service, a free financial-literacy organization, the “Habit Formation and LearningContinue Reading