The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Great news for millennials – stocks are plunging
A sensible argument is raised here – with decades to go until retirement, young people should jump on every chance they get to buy stocks when they’ve fallen hard in price.
Index investing is winning the war
A video interview with John Bogle, a U.S. index investing pioneer, on why investors are increasingly embracing funds that track major stock and bond indexes. Interestingly, Bogle is not keen on exchange-traded funds. He prefers index mutual funds, which are much cheaper in the United States than Canada. For Canadians, then, ETFs are the best way to invest in indexes.
Negotiate this perk for your next job
Introducing the “pre-cation,” a paid break you take before you start a new job so you arrive fresh and energized.
How losing weight is like saving for your future
A blogger discusses the similarities between losing weight and managing a budget.
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