The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
How to cheap out on your wedding and still look good
Eight tips for throwing a memorable wedding without blowing the bank.
Is it OK to skip an out of town wedding that would cost you a bundle to attend?
The answer presented here is a definite yes.
Why women need to pay attention to their finances
Three good reasons are listed in this blog post – women live longer, earn less and take time off to raise kids.
Here’s a Q&A I did recently with Lesley Scorgie, author of a new book on personal finance for women called Well-Heeled.
Affording the cost of college and university
If you’ve got kids finishing high school now or in the next few years, you may find these statistics interesting. They’re based on a survey of high school students about how they talk with their parents about affording the cost of a post-secondary education. The survey was done by D+H, a technology company involved in student loan and grant program administration.
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