The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
My iPhone ate my paycheque
How family budgets have been negatively affected by the cost of having an iPhone, which may require a more expensive cell phone service plan than a conventional phone.
DIY TFSAs + RRSPs
A useful comparison of online brokerage fees and commissions for TFSA and RRSP accounts. One proviso: Questrade, one of the brokers mentioned, appears to be advertising on this site. Just so you know.
Rewards from Starbucks
The Grocery Alerts website runs down the pluses and minuses of changes being made to the customer loyalty program at Starbucks.
The “small” scam
All about how people consume more when products are labelled as being “small” in size.