Sometimes I think I read Moneysense for a good laugh. In the last issue, they said that GICs are great. You can get 2.5% interest and your money is safe for 5 years. Oh boy. You can get more than that by just owning their stocks for 5 years and getting 4% dividends.
I used to pick up a copy of Moneysense once in a while. No longer. I find many of the articles quite lame. One in a while you get a good one which is why I periodically check the library on line copy. My sense is that many of the articles are repetitive and much of the information is available gratis on line through various sources. I do however read their evaluation of Canadian charitable groups.
There have been recent cutbacks at this publication. Staff and number of issues. I suspect that in addition to fewer issues the quality of the content will depreciate.
Moneysense is hit or miss for me. I generally find it pretty repetitive at this point. How many articles can you really write about indexing?
I will say though, I have a soft spot for Norm Rothery; one of the first people who got me into value + quantitative investing for stock selection.
The only subscription I still have is The Connolly Report. It's not that I look for new advice, as he does not make recommendation, just that I owe our Financial Freedom to his strategy. I gladly continue the subscription and he does provide good information and continues to remind us how we continue to be successful.
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