The best of the Web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
A Tip for Clueless Investors
One of the foremost voices in the avoid stocks school of retirement saving is David Trahair, author of Enough Bull: How to Retire Well without the Stock Market, Mutual Funds, or Even an Investment Advisor.
Cheapness, Canadian Style
Ten cars that are cheap to own.
Sneaky Snakes And Their Sales Tricks
Ten ways that salespeople try to get you buy stuff. I've encountered almost all of them in car dealerships over the years.
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