If you are new to WhereDoesAllMyMoneyGo.com you should know that most Fridays I run a post called “A Lap Of The Blogs” in which I link to some articles of interest I’ve read in the past week. I also include a weekly “racing video” because my former life was in the auto racing industry… Enjoy!
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From Around The Blogosphere
I write a column for the Globe and Mail, here’s an article that appeared there this week: DIY Investors Need Advice Too
Canadian Capitalist notes that Netflix has launched in Canada, but is the selection too limited?
Rob Carrick says that email money transfers are the better way. I agree. I rarely use cheques. I use email money transfers like their going out of style.
Money Smarts Blog explains how to determine the value of house renovations. Just don’t fall into the trap of tying up all your cashflow into financing renos which may not have a real payoff for years (when you sell the house).
Michael James on Money tells us how Jack Layton wants to take your credit card away. Good analysis as usual.
Big Cajun Man’s hack-kneed prose about being audacious and how it sometimes pays off. (His words, not mine!)
Mark Wolfinger shares an example from Mark Hulbert about how NOT to use options.
This Week’s Racing Video
This is a *bit* off topic, and I’ll just describe it as “the formula 1 of toilets”. Enjoy! (Click here to view if reading by email)