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Reminder – Successful Investor Newsletter Deal Expires Soon!

A quick reminder that the exclusive MDJ deal for The Successful Investor ends on Sunday December 9th, 2012 – get it while it lasts! The regular price is $89, but we’re offering it for $30. While this deal is for new subscribers, there is an incentive for existing subscribers as well. More info about the deal here.

Weekend Reading

How do you save money on movies & entertainment? @ Canadian Money Forum

Taxable Employment Benefits @ The Blunt Bean Counter

Investing in Taxable Accounts Can be Worthwhile @ Canadian Capitalist

Mike (The Financial Blogger) has released a new dividend book @ The Dividend Guy Blog (Congrats!)

Key assumptions for your retirement plan @ Retire Happy Blog

4 Tips for Teaching Your Child to Live More Sustainably @ Sustainable Personal Finance

RRSP vs. TFSA Debate Misses an Important Detail @ Michael James on Money

Oversimplification @ Canadian Dream Free at 45

Skyfall meant sky high prices @ My Own Advisor

Are Children’s Extracurricular Activities Worth It? @ Boomer & Echo

40 Frugal Freezer Meals @ Financial Highway

4 Strategies for Effective Workplace Communication @ Young and Thrifty

Stop It: Exaggerating Compound Interest Claims @ Lazy Man and Money

118 Inexpensive Stocking Stuffers and Where to Find Them @ My Dollar Plan

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FrugalTrader About the author: FrugalTrader is the founder and editor of Million Dollar Journey (est. 2006). Through various financial strategies outlined on this site, he grew his net worth from $200,000 in 2006 to $1,000,000 by 2014. You can read more about him here.

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  • The Dividend Guy Blog December 7, 2012, 10:33 am

    Thx for the mention FT!

    I’m also a subscriber of the Successful Investor and I can tell it’s really worth it!

    cheers,

    Mike

  • Michael James December 7, 2012, 11:26 am

    Thanks for the mention. I don’t miss my days of reading investment newsletters and poring over financial statement footnotes. Good luck to those still fighting that battle.

  • FrugalTrader FrugalTrader December 7, 2012, 11:29 am

    @Michael, is 100% of your portfolio indexed?

  • Michael James December 7, 2012, 11:34 am

    @FT: No. My portfolio is only 91% indexed with 9% in Berkshire Hathaway. But I don’t really study Berkshire’s financials. It’s so diverse that I consider it to be similar to a fund.

  • My Own Advisor December 7, 2012, 10:38 pm

    Thanks very much for the mention! Always great to be part of the MDJ reading list.

    Regarding Michael’s comment, I would state that some Canadian companies don’t need to be followed very often. Most Canadian banks, pipelines and telcos don’t need to be tracked very often, although they do need monitoring.

    I’m with him on the indexed comment, indexing needs very little attention and Berkshire is the same, because it is so diversified. I think it would be very tough to sell that stock, if ever.

    Have a great weekend FT!
    Mark

  • The Blunt Bean Counter December 8, 2012, 3:14 pm

    Thx for the mention. Nice meeting u in the Big Smoke.

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