Personal Finance in the News – December 2019:
Here is December’s Money News:
Read & Watch: Daniel Tencer at The Huffington Post explores the differences between American and Canadian finances. This article also explores how the differences highlight potential financial lessons, warnings, and opportunities.
Read: Surviscor has released its 2019 Online Brokerage Review. In addition to providing a good overview of the discount broker landscape, this report drills down into specific metrics including fees, customer service, market data, etc. This resource – also available on the My Money Moves Free Financial Resources page – can help you find the best broker to meet your needs.
Read: Canadian bankruptcies are up as interest rates climb. This latest insolvency report does not paint a pretty picture, especially given that interest rates remain low and the economy is growing. No matter what your finances are like today, it never hurts to prepare. Check out how I stay prepared here.
Read: Retirement can bring big change. Gordon Pape at The Star explores this topic and provides a good overview here.
Read: But what will the future bring? This article by Jamie Golombek at the Financial Post may shed some light on that all-important question as he discusses 2020 tax changes that may influence your finances.
Stay tuned for more Money News next month and please subscribe too. In the meantime, check out my first YouTube video here: How to Track Your Net Worth in Excel – YouTube Video. It was inspired by a few readers of Net Worth 101 who were wondering how to use the Excel Template available for download on the My Money Moves Free Financial Resources page.
Happy Holidays, Merry Christmas, and all the best in the New Year!
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