A Lap Of The Blogs

If you are new to WhereDoesAllMyMoneyGo.com you should know that most Fridays I run a post called “A Lap Of The Blogs” in which I link to some articles of interest I’ve read in the past week. I also include a weekly “racing video” because my former life was in the auto racing industry… Enjoy!

Wow, lots to talk about this week before the links. I was invited to be a guest on “Guy Talk” on Newstalk 1010 last Sunday night at 9pm to talk about money issues. I’m pleased to announce that it looks like I will be back every 6 weeks. This is broadcast in Toronto, but with this new fangled internetto you can listen live from anywhere in the world. I will try to get podcasts of the show and host them here as well.

The W Network has started the final rounds of the 2010 W Expert Search (this is the thing I won 2009 to get a TV development deal with W). The format is a bit different this year as they are taking the top 10 and eliminating 4 on “webisodes” short episodes that are shown on their website only. The top 6 will compete in 3 x 1 hour long TV shows in prime time in August of this year. Click here for the microsite.

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From Around The Blogosphere

Rob Carrick: A new travel rewards credit card to consider.

Mark Wolfinger: Continuing his series on protecting a portfolio using collars.

Canadian Capitalist: Discount Brokerage trading glitches – they all get them.

Michael James on Money: Indexed portfolios and the currency conversion costs (far outweigh the MERs!)

Ellen Roseman: How to cancel a fitness club membership.

Squawkfox: 6 free budgeting software choices for everyone.

Million Dollar Journey: Negotiating 101 – Landlord edition.

Money Smarts Blog: How to avoid RESP withdrawal penalties if your kids don’t go to school.

Canadian Financial DIY: Great post on Clairvoyant Value and how the market overpays for growth.

Big Cajun Man: reports that interest rates have doubled (because he is soooo melodramatic…)

Thicken My Wallet: Does the tax code penalize savings?

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This Week’s Racing Video

Some of the craziest drivers to walk the earth are the old Group B rally drivers. Even crazier than them are the Group B rally fans. Don’t believe me? Check this out. 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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  • Money Smarts Blog

    Thanks for the link Preet. That video is nuts!

    Mike

  • Karen

    I cannot believe you have a racing video on your post. That's hilarious. Oh Preet … you're a multi-faceted fella aren't you. Congratulations on the Globe & Mail win! I won the love of my cat tonight by feeding her a treat. And … that's about it for me and wins. Still pretty proud of it though.

  • Michael James

    Thanks for the mention media guy. Hopefully you'll remember the little people as you get more famous :-)

  • bigcajunman

    Thanks for the mention oh media maven of Finances.

    Will you be in Montreal for Race Weekend?

  • Nessa Roberts

    the video is absolutely great and i had a good time watching it, i cannot believe you posted this video on your money blog.. too cool.. keep the humour up as we need it in these times