Easter is here, the most important festival in the Christian religion (sorry Christmas, without Easter you kind of don’t have Christianity). I haven’t written too much about it this year, but to me this is a time of renewal and restarting things, which I am going to try to do (both health wise and financial wise).
On this Holy Weekend What is the True Faith of Investing?
It is the Stanley Cup and NBA Playoff season, which is heaven for a “Sporto” like me. Heck I find myself even watching Premiership Soccer on Saturday mornings, and of course Formula 1 (and it’s odd sounding cars) is also in full swing. I have even started watching baseball again (having grown up within walking distance of Jarry Park (the original home of the Expos in Montreal)). Yes, my wife is not happy, but she deals with it by having her own things to do while I am watching the games.
Even with the delay caused by the Heartbleed bug, you still should be finalizing your taxes, get to it, you have a long weekend to get it done!
If you followed my Twitter feed you saw a very saucy discussion with Squawkfox that ended with an interesting photo with citrus and lingerie involved, see what you miss when you don’t follow me?
My Writings for Week Ending April 19th
We have seen all seasons this week in Ottawa, with snow, and 24C temperatures, Spring is never dull around here that is for sure.
Quicken is a very useful tool, but you must be diligent keeping your accounts up to date, or you will end up with a lost weekend the way I did, last weekend.
Not sure if we are or not, but I did learn a great deal more about how Canada’s Social Insurance Numbers are coded, but it will be interesting to see how long only 9 digits last.
Thanks to the Heartbleed bug we have a little longer to pay our taxes (if we owe money), and I found a nifty picture on the CRA site showing their electronic archives for all of our returns (OK only a geek like me would think it was cool).
Can you actually justify being charged a 2.55% Management Fee? Why not make your own Balanced Fund?
You got a preview of my FAVES page with this post as well.
Evidently Preet is spending his long weekend designing a web site, Michael James is chuckling somewhere:
Chris Pirillo gives us how to destroy Peeps, an Easter tradition:
British Pathe on Youtube
Amazing to think that we used to only get our news from newsreels, and British Pathe was the Google of their time for media, so here are a few very interesting Pathe shorts for your enjoyment: Did you realize that a bomber once flew into the Empire State Building? This is 56 years before 9/11.
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