$50 Bonus for Opening an ING Direct Account (only until Dec 31) @ Canadian Money Forum

Investing Stratetgy: When to Buy Dividend Stocks @ The Archives

The key to success of the new PRPP @ Retire Happy

5 Tips to Help you Downsize Your Lifestyle @ Sustainable Personal Finance

5 Reasons You Should Never Buy a Video Game at Launch @ Canadian Finance Blog

TD Finds Women have Some Key Misconceptions Affecting the Way they Invest @ Financial Highway

Why Can’t We Have Our Cake and Eat It Too? @ Balance Junkie

What Is Your Real Hourly Wage? @ Boomer and Echo

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  1. Balance Junkie on November 25, 2011 at 10:29 am

    Thanks for including my article this week Frugal Trader. Have a great weekend!

  2. Echo on November 25, 2011 at 11:03 am

    Thanks for the mention, FT. Have a great weekend!

  3. Tinfowl Hait on November 25, 2011 at 12:11 pm

    How long do I have to keep the $150 in the savings account before I withdraw it and close the account?

    Also, would it be worth asking who the Orange key in the link provided belongs to? Because I believe for every referral, THEY recieve $50 dollars as well. Sneaky sneaky.

    • FrugalTrader on November 25, 2011 at 12:49 pm

      @Tinfowl, what’s sneaky about it? The post on CMF has a disclaimer at the bottom that there is an affiliate link there.

  4. Ray @ Financial Highway on November 25, 2011 at 1:41 pm

    Thanks for the link FT! Have a great weekend!

  5. Steve @ Grocery Alerts on November 25, 2011 at 2:04 pm

    @Tinfowl As long as the post or link states that a referral bonus is paid that is OK disclosure. I am not sure how long you need to hold the money in there but it requires minimum deposit of $100 (not a bad return of 25%).

  6. Sustainable PF on November 25, 2011 at 7:31 pm

    Thanks for including us this week FT! Have a great weekend.

  7. Tom Drake on November 25, 2011 at 8:05 pm

    Thanks for the mention FT!

  8. Shirley Hinkle on November 26, 2011 at 11:03 pm

    My plan is to get ahead of the game for once!
    I have more mortgage than house value.
    A large number of people lost jobs and houses in 2008 and 2009.
    Many had to declare bankruptcy.
    A portion of these people have been back to work for at least 1 year.
    They are in a good position to purchase a new home at discount prices.
    They will start qualifying for new mortgages 3 yrs after bankruptcy.
    That means these homes can get financed in 2012 and 2013.
    I’m getting on board with FNMA while it is a sleeper.
    It jumped up to $1.00 last Feb 2011, so it has potential now.
    I think it is going to go far past this level – to $35 within 10 years.
    By betting $200 for 1000 shares I could lose my little investment.
    But, when it goes to $2 I make 10x my money, or $10,000.
    It was at $70 in 2008.
    When it goes to 10% of that amount or $7 that’s 35x gain.
    For 1000 shares that’s $35,000.
    I will use this benefit from FNMA to pay my mortgage down.
    Then I will have more house value than mortgage.
    That is the way life should be.
    It is definitely worth risking $200.
    Happy Holidays!


  9. Jonathan on November 27, 2011 at 8:21 am

    ING always have some amazing offers available, I have had investments with them for some time and I find their service of a very good standard. Thanks for the others links

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