A Lap Of The Blogs

If you are new to WhereDoesAllMyMoneyGo.com, every Friday I run a post called “A Lap Of The Blogs” which provides links to articles I found interesting and think that others may want to read for themselves. I also include some commentary on what’s going on in my personal life and a weekly “racing video” since my former life was in the auto-racing industry. The name “Lap of the Blogs” is in reference to “A Lap Of The Gods” which is an old video series which chronicled on-board footage of the world’s greatest F1 drivers lapping various racetracks from around the world.

Lucky me! I’m taking Friday off to rip around in some Formula 2000’s again – except this time I’ll have the pleasure of driving with Firestone Indy Lights Championship driver James Hinchcliffe. I’ve known James and his family for a while now (we met at the Bridgestone Racing Academy) and I’m pretty sure we’ll see him racing Indy Cars in the near future.

From Around The Blogosphere

Jonathan Chevreau writes about a recent report on the perfect storm derailing pension plans and retirement planning.

Larry MacDonald writes about a new entrant to the ETF market in Canada – none other than the Bank of Montreal!

Thicken My Wallet explains why your condo fees might keep going up.

Four Pillars chronicles the great auto bailout that occured in the UK – and did NOT work.

Michael James on Money gets a telemarketer trying to explain to him how $15/month is less than $7/month.

Did you abandon your portfolio recently? Canadian Capitalist notes that you may have missed out on what has now become approximately a 40% bull market rally on both sides of the border.

You’ve probably heard of the RRSP Home Buyer’s Plan, but have you heard of the Life Long Learning Plan? Million Dollar Journey explains.

Big Cajun Man shows us that Canadians are generous.

Mark Wolfinger found out that Google offers a free 411 service (and I tried from Ontario and it works here too!)

This Week’s Racing Video

I think I posted this one a year ago or so, but it’s definitely worth a repeat – this is a hill climb… in a very fast car. Enjoy!

Preet Banerjee
Preet Banerjee
...is an independent consultant to the financial services industry and a personal finance commentator. You can learn more about Preet at his personal website and you can click here to follow him on Twitter.
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  • Four Pillars

    Thanks for the link!

  • Michael James

    Thanks for the mention. That’s quite a climb. I imagine that the threat of going over the edge or slamming into rocks tends to focus the mind.

  • Big Cajun Man

    Thanks for the mention, good luck with the W Network!

  • Canadian Capitalist

    Merci Preet. Have fun at the track! Cheers.

  • Thicken My Wallet

    Belated thanks for the link!