The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
What seniors wish their financial advisers knew
This list is aimed at advisers, but it’s worth reading by seniors who want to start a dialogue with their advisers to get better service. Key points: Trust is paramount, and aggressive sales pitches are not appreciated.
How to talk to your aging parents about money
Questions adult children should be asking parents about their finances.
Eight money mistakes that newlyweds make
Veteran married couples will also benefit from the suggestions here for better communication on money matters.
We’re spending too much on houses
That’s the contention of this mortgage planner and debt expert. He suggests using a much tougher standard than the banks do to see how much house you can afford.