The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Predictably weak predictions
A U.S. investment columnist takes a look at how financial predictions for 2012 have worked out so far. Not well is the short answer.
What’s the deal with Costco?
Costco’s warehouse stores are spartan and clients pay to shop there. So why are the store chain’s customers so fanatically loyal? This video by CNBC offers some answers.
When GICs rule
A case for using GIC instead of bonds in non-registered accounts.
Gen Y takes a pass
Eight products that today’s young adults aren’t interested in, including cigarettes and cars.
One reason for the loss of interest in car ownership is the high cost and lack of customer service from car insurance companies.