March 14 roundup - MoneySense

March 14 roundup

On a scathing letter to Goldman Sachs, the “Real Game of Life” and why dividend investing pays off big time.


•Ex-Goldman Sachs executive Greg Smith writes a departure letter to clients slamming the investment bank. The letter, published in the New York Times, calls the company “morally bankrupt.”

• Checkout this cool infographic on the “Real Game of Life.” The illustration, by the people over at Generations Federal Credit Union, walks you through important financial milestones including credit building, homeownership, marriage and retirement.

• Canadian Business writer Larry MacDonald explains why dividend investing is a good strategy as payout ratios continue to climb. So far this year, nearly one-third of dividend announcements have raised payments to investors, MacDonald writes in his latest blog post.