Written in 2015, just before the election. Good times…
The Canadian Election is finally within our grasp, but before that there will be plenty of interesting tweets about money and the economy that you should think about before you vote (if you have not voted already).
Heed this advice, make sure you can vote, if you do not vote, you are a fool, and you don’t get to complain. If you can’t vote, find out why, and remedy it.
An actual bank offering robo-advisor services could be a good thing, unless it is programmed to act simply like a mutual fund salesman to buy their own mutual funds. Robo-advisors can be a good idea, but it is only as good as the programmers behind it and the policies and rules that it runs with.
If you think compensation for top executives are somehow under control after the outrages from 2008, you would be sorrowly mistaken. Upper management takes care of their own, and shareholders are the only ones who are going to stop this insanity.
Remember, that teaching your children about money can never start too soon, as Kerry from Squawkfox proudly tells us
Given you have taught your children about money, I think the least they can do is take care of you in your old age?
One last thought from our friends at TVO (please support them), for those of you Planning for Your Retirement, do you know what you are using to exercise on, and where it came from?