The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Money mistakes that seniors make
A U.S. survey suggests retirees are spending too much on mortgages and credit cards, and they may also want to look at their miscellaneous entertainment expenses. Here’s a column I wrote not too long ago on the surprising rise in debt levels among seniors.
How to save money on critical illness insurance
Forty tips for cutting the cost of this type of insurance, which often scares people off with its cost.
Make your house look bigger
OK, make it look bigger. It’s all a matter of using the right paint.
Save a tree – file your taxes online
The Canada Revenue Agency offers this guide for filing your taxes online.