With stocks taking a dive in the past couple weeks, a lot of people are wondering what to do with their investments. In my opinion I think most people would be better off to hold on and keep what investments they have – no matter how low the prices go.
Related: Surviving a Market Meltdown
In the past couple weeks I’ve started looking into buying some stocks I’ve had my eye one for a while. Now that prices have gone down I have started to take a closer look. Here are a few I am currently watching:
- BCE Inc (BCE)
- Royal Bank of Canada (RY)
- Bank of Montreal (BMO)
- Canadian Oil Sands (COS)
Related: 5 Advantages of Dividend Stocks
Has the recent market downturn made you buy/sell any investments? Are there any particular stocks you’re watching?
A new report says the average household spends $191 per month on cable/phone/internet/cell phones. This is up by 3.2% from 2012 when the average household spent $185 per month. We spend about $150 per month and I’m looking to spend even less. How much do you spend per month?
With the energy prices dropping recently, drivers can expect lower gas prices through Christmas, according to one analyst.
Beginning next year, all companies listed on the TSX will need to explain how they’re making efforts to promote women into senior positions or explain why they haven’t done so.
Over at Money We Have, Barry explained the true costs of being a Maple Leafs fan – and it sounds expensive!
Robb from Earn Save Grow wrote about how they make money online. With a solid reader base and lots of informative articles they have grown their business slowly over time.
In case you missed it, I did a guest post at Canadian Budget Binder on how going vegan affected our budget. It turned out to be quite popular and was recently featured in the Globe & Mail.
Debt debs recently offered some financial advice to a fellow finance enthusiast and it didn’t exactly go as planned. Read more about it here.
The stock market is on sale, and some people are too afraid to buy. Read more about a perspective from Healthy Wealthy Income.
Frugal Woods wrote about raising a frugal kid (beyond the allowance). Financial literacy in children is something I think is very important and is best taught by example.
Dividend Mantra explained how we can all create our own mini Berkshire Hathaway. By living below his means and keeping monthly expenses low, Jason (Dividend Mantra) is well on his way to achieving his financial goals.
Be sure to read about the different investing styles of various bloggers over at Kapitalust.
Sheryl Smolkin wrote about why downsizing doesn’t make sense for her (yet).