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 sometimes 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. NOTE: you have to visit the actual website to see the embedded video – it may not appear in your email. Just click on the title of the email to see it…

Not much to report this week, so I’ll leave you with a simple driving tip. If you can see the side of your car in your side-view mirrors, they should be turned out more to decrease the size of your blind-spot. The sides of your car aren’t going anywhere. And now, on with the show!

From Around The Blogosphere

Jonathan Chevreau wonders if the current level of stock market optimism is justified.

Don’t forget: I’m giving away a copy of Benjamin Graham on Investing.

Thicken My Wallet discusses the limits of advisor designations in helping find a truly good advisor. Note, he recommends that you “taste test” your potential advisor. Sounds interesting.

Canadian Capitalist looks at a report which describes the average Canadian family has a total tax burden of around 45% – is it an exaggeration? Interesting points in the comments section as well.

Michael James on Money reminds us that you have to read the fine print, especially when someone is trying to tug at your heartstrings.

Million Dollar Journey provides a primer on Canada Savings Bonds and Canada Premium Bonds.

This Week’s Racing Video

Which car would win in a five-way drag race between an Audi R8, Mercedes McLaren SLR, Lamborghini Gallardo, Ferrari F430 and a Maserati Gran Turismo? Find out in the video… Enjoy your weekends everyone!

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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  • Thicken My Wallet

    Thanks for the link.

  • Michael James

    Thanks for the mention. But, the video didn’t say which car had the best gas mileage :-)

  • MDJ

    Thanks for the link Preet!

  • Brian

    Awesome video!!!!

  • Canadian Capitalist

    Thanks for the mention Preet! Have a great weekend!