Weekend reading: investment lessons learned in 2013, when to seek financial advice, and more

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Happy new year everybody! Hope you haven’t broken your new year’s resolution yet. Remember the goals you have set and work hard to achieve them.

Here are some of the top posts from the financial world this week.

Personal Finance

If you’re looking to cut high investment costs, check out this guest post on Modest Money on how to do so.

Brighter Life explains when you should seek financial advice.

Preet Banerjee shows you which asset class to put in which investment account to provide maximum tax sheltering.

Money Ahoy guest posted on Growing Money’s blog explaining how much you need for an emergency fund.


A Wealth of Common Sense reviews investment lessons learned in 2013.

Canadian Couch Potato shows evidence that market timing won’t result in beating the index.

Have you considered real estate investments in 2014? Make Money Your Way posts her outlook on the housing market.


LSM Insurance gives a brief summary of Assumption Life’s new no medical InstaTerm insurance policy.

Here at AAFS Insurance, we followed up on insurance for seniors with a similar piece for children.

Money Rebound asks if it is worth it to get landlords insurance.

Enjoy your weekend, and we’ll be back with a brand new post on Monday.