The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Hockey now pricier than horseback riding for kids
A study shows that hockey is the second most expensive of 44 sports for kids. Water-skiing came in at Number One.
Tales from two expensive housing markets
Toronto Life profiles some young families raising kids in condos, including a couple with a 10-month-old baby living in a 607-square-foot, one-bedroom-plus-den unit.
Britain’s Gen Y cohort is “panic buying” houses before soaring prices make home ownership unaffordable.
Beware the stock market melt-up
Some market-watchers worry that stocks can make a sharp, speculative run higher, thereby increasing vulnerability to a sharp pullback.