Canadian advisors’ blogs worth a gander

Canadian advisors’ blogs worth a gander

Canadian advisors’ blogs worth a gander Early last week a U.S. magazine for financial advisors ran down its list of the 10 best bloggers in America. WP reached out to a well-known Canadian finance blogger for his thoughts on some of this country’s best. Were you on the list?
 
Alberta financial planner Robb Engen and his mom have been writing a financial blog called Boomer & Echo for over a decade. He knows a thing or two about writing having done double-duty for a long time with the Toronto Star.
 
Here are Robb’s thoughts. [Note: WP asked Robb to include his blog.]
 
Dan Bortolotti - Author of the Canadian Couch Potato blog as well as The MoneySense Guide to the Perfect Portfolio, Dan is now a full-time investment advisor with PWL Capital in Toronto.  His couch potato strategy has a cult-like following amongst bloggers and on social networking websites like Reddit.
https://twitter.com/CdnCouchPotato
http://canadiancouchpotato.com/
 
Sandi Martin - This former banker turned advice-only financial planner is a thought-leader in the ever changing financial planning landscape.
Active on every social media site, Sandi moderates the Google+ Canadian Personal Finance online community, co-hosts the Because Money podcast, and writes for several personal finance sites, including her own blog.
http://blog.springpersonalfinance.com/
https://twitter.com/SandiMartinSPF
 
John Robertson - An investment coach at Robertson Investment Services, and the author of The Value of Simple, John Robertson uses plain language to teach everyday Canadians how to set up a low-cost portfolio of index funds.
http://www.holypotato.net/
https://twitter.com/Holy_Potato
 
Justin Bender - A portfolio manager with PWL Capital, Justin is a CFA Charterholder and a CFP Professional. His blog, Canadian Portfolio Manager, was created to educate do-it-yourself investors and advisors alike.  Together with Dan Bortolotti, their white papers thoroughly explain topics such as Norbert's Gambit, adjusted cost base, and foreign withholding taxes.
http://www.canadianportfoliomanagerblog.com/
https://twitter.com/Justin_Bender
 
Jason Heath - An advice-only financial planner and Financial Post columnist http://business.financialpost.com/author/fpjasonheath/
 
Robb Engen - Former Toronto Star columnist and co-founder of the Boomer & Echo personal finance blog, Robb is an advocate for consumers and is passionate about the need to protect investors by separating product sales from advice.
www.boomerandecho.com
https://twitter.com/BoomerandEcho
 
Money Coaches Canada blog - http://moneycoachescanada.ca/blog/
teadyhand blog - https://www.steadyhand.com/thinking/
 
3 Comments
  • Andrew Grantham 2015-02-23 5:34:39 PM
    Very surprised not to see Garth Turner's "greater fool" blog?
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  • Cristian 2015-02-23 8:16:48 PM
    Garth Turner's blog is nothing but disguised self-advertisement for his financial advisory firm for which he charges 1% fees, plus a monument to his inflated ego (he loves to make predictions and then say "I told you so!" when he happens to be right - total silence when wrong!). Any reply that offers a dissenting opinion supported by facts and links to documents is not published in his comments section. After all, how long can one talk about one and the same issue without repeating himself over and over?
    So no wonder he didn't make it. I stopped reading his blog a while back, never regretted. Many of the above are a lot more interesting AND useful.
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  • Will Ashworth 2015-02-24 8:53:48 AM
    Cristian, you're absolutely right. The blogs listed here are all very good reads. Advisors can learn from them.
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