It’s the end of another week! But before we quit work, we have one final batch of interesting money news to share with you.
Let’s kick things off with a podcast…
How to invest like a girl. [Smart Money Mamas] — “In this episode I am talking with Amanda Holden, author, speaker and expert in equipping women to make smart investment decisions. Amanda is super relatable and super passionate about you being financially free as a woman in retirement. We’re talking about why investing needs to be a priority for women, the biggest takeaways from the stock market in 2008, and how to know if you’re ready to invest.”
What if you only bought stocks after down years? [Four Pillar Freedom] — “Here’s a fun thought experiment: What if you only invested in stocks after the stock market had a down year?…This is a simple market-timing strategy. The logic behind this strategy is that if the stock market experienced a negative return in the previous year, perhaps it’s more likely to experience a positive return in the coming year.”
For once, today’s video is related to money. It’s a famous (and kind of cult classic) bit from Alan Watts about the illusion of time, money, and ego. This will seem like trippy stuff for some, I’m sure, but if you’ve ever read The Power of Now or books of its ilk, this will be interesting to you.
“We are psychologically perverted in such a way that some of us would like to have money rather than real wealth.” Preach!
And here’s an article that half of the country is going to need, no matter how the whole election thing settles haha…
How to move to Canada. [Maple Money] — “So you want to move to Canada, eh? Something tells me you’re not alone. It’s a topic that seems to garner plenty of attention every four years or so…But while moving to Canada is easier said than done, there are several paths you can take to the Great White North. Before exploring further, however, let’s brush up on your knowledge of this land I call home.”
Here’s one final non-financial link to take you into the weekend. As autumn settles and winter looms, many of us will be spending more time inside. And, in many cases, we’ll be curled up in front of the television. The Atlantic has put together a list of 25 comfort movies worth watching again and again. Although I’ve seen several of these, none of them are on my list of comfort films. Movies I watch over and over include Star Wars, When Harry Met Sally, The Godfather, Fiddler on the Roof, and All About Eve.
That’s all for this week, my friends. We’ll be back on Monday with more of the best from the world of personal finance.