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…

The W Network has extended the submission deadline for the 2010 W Expert Search until February 22nd. Click here to see the videos of the accepted applicants so far – and don’t by shy! You still have time to put a video together and enter!

From Around The Blogosphere

Thicken My Wallet wonders how long you should give a financial advisor before you decide to terminate them. Hasta la vista baby.

Jonathan Chevreau notes that the 50-plus crowd is sitting on $300 billion in low-growth investments.

Rob Carrick believes that the new mortgage rules won’t hurt homebuyers.

Canadian Capitalist finds more evidence that investors are masochists.

Million Dollar Journey is giving away a bunch of free copies of Ufile – you have until Saturday at 5pm (EST) to enter.

Four Pillars gives some reasons why you would want to use a real estate agent. Shocking.

Michael James on Money explains how his struggles with GoodLife Fitness ultimately came to an end. I doubt it’s this smooth for most people.

Big Saving Man reminds us that it is RRSP season.

This Week’s Racing Video

11 minutes of ecstasy. Old rally cars, no music and full engine sounds. Love it. Enjoy! (Feed readers and Email subscribers can click here to see the video.)

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 – yes, the post was quite shocking!

  • Zyzzyx

    Ah, have seen that video before. Probably my top favorite racing video online. Some folks think the drivers were crazy, but not nearly as much as the spectators. *shudder*

  • Michael James

    Those spectators are insane. I’m not even sure it was safe to watch the video :-) Thanks for the mention.

  • Big Olympic Man

    Thanks for the mention, have an Olympic weekend!

  • Thicken My Wallet

    Thanks for the link!