The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
So much for the bond bubble
Remember all the talk about a bond bubble last year? This video tells us that with the stock markets falling, bonds are showing they’re no liability in a portfolio.
Five reasons why 2014 might not be as bad as some experts think for bonds.
How student debt reduces lifetime wealth
A U.S. study shows an education debt of $53,000 (U.S.) will lead to a $208,000 loss of lifetime wealth. You save less when you have student, and you’re delayed in paying off your home.
Ten reasons to stop working so hard
To start, there’s your health, your relationships and your effectiveness in the workplace.
Those huge gains in a stock – can you handle it?
Even big wins in the stock market can be nerve-wracking.