The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Can you afford your own house?
Actuary Malcolm Hamilton explains in his video why he’s concerned about how people will be able to afford their mortgages when interest rates rise.
How to invest $10-million
Six money managers offer some ideas here on how to invest a big chunk of capital.
Foreign ETFs and you
A very useful post by the Canadian Couch Potato blog that offers guidance on using exchange-traded funds covering U.S. and international markets in registered and non-registered accounts. The issue is foreign withholding tax, which was detailed in an earlier blog post.
How to buy life insurance
Term life insurance rules as far as most people’s life insurance needs go. Here’s a good summary of why this is true.