Video: Let's Talk Investing Why GICs are better than stocks Add to ... The Globe and Mail Published Tuesday, Feb. 02 2010, 6:09 AM EST Last updated Friday, Feb. 12 2010, 5:43 PM EST How can you meet your financial goals when short-term GICs don't even pay 1 per cent? David Trahair explains in our Let's Talk Investing series How can you meet your financial goals when short-term GICs don't even pay 1 per cent? David Trahair explains in our Let's Talk Investing series Watch More Video: Beware these health care 'wild cards' in retirement Why you should think about buying an annuity at age 75 Hey, small spender: At what age does spending typically slow? Will long-term health costs ruin you in retirement? Are annuities the answer? How big an impact does the OAS clawback have? What can seniors do to prevent financial abuse? How to spot the warning signs of financial elder abuse How often are seniors ripped off financially? The benefits of segregated funds in estate planning Should seniors just say no to stocks? What's the difference between segregated and normal funds? Why Gen Y investors should trust their instincts Need-to-know stuff for Gen Y investors I’m a nervous investor - are segregated funds for me? Who’s most vulnerable if house prices plunge? The job market and your mortgage Will rising interest rates bury us alive? Is a post-secondary degree a good investment? Why is university so incredibly expensive? Comments AA More Related to this Story GIC rates: Creeping higher What's wrong with the stock market?