Smart Money: Best outlook sites for investing in 2013

PUBLISHED : Monday, 24 December, 2012, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 24 December, 2012, 4:07am

Best outlook sites for investing in 2013

Even with the fiscal cliff looming, some major banks expect higher equity markets while others are much more cautious. Kiplinger is a popular personal finance site that produces a comprehensive preview and forecast of each year's investment outlooks. The site includes stock buy and sell recommendations. Children are even taught how to deal with next year's family budgets.

Saving Advice focuses on the idea that saving money is the most important part of personal investment. The site posts articles, resources and information on debt reduction, saving and investing. Member blogs and forums are busy with discussions on how to cope with uncertainties in 2013. The site offers information relevant to a range of readers, from the rich to minimum-wage earners.

A useful site for Hongkongers with exposure to Canadian assets. A new section on "Top 200 Canadian Stocks in 2013' provides plenty of ideas. Young families can learn if they should borrow at today's rates to invest, and how to save on child-related costs in the coming year. Hongkongers with Canadian real estate will benefit from a separate section on buying, selling and maintaining homes.