January 5 roundup - MoneySense

January 5 roundup

On not donating money if you’re in debt, checking your investment portfolio and expectations for the economy in 2012.


• If your New Year’s resolution is to pay off your debt maybe you should stop donating money. Here’s a blogpost that explains why.

• During tumultuous times investors can’t help but become antsy as to how their stocks are doing. Larry MacDonald suggests that sometimes it’s better not to track your stocks too closely.

• It’s the beginning of 2012 and already Canadians are pessimistic about how the economy will perform. Read about what Canada’s economists expect for 2012.