The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
The crazy cost of daycare
The Squawkfox blog vents about the stunningly high cost of daycare.
Why young people are driven not to drive
Five reasons why young adults are not buying cars or even getting their driver’s licence.
The world is getting older
You’ve probably heard about how Canada is getting older on average, and that in a couple of decades about 25 per cent of the population will be age 65 and up. Here’s a post from a UK blog that adds some global perspective. It turns out many other countries are experiencing the same demographic trends, with huge implications for society and government.
Obamacare’s Canadian connection
Canada’s own CGI Group Inc. is lambasted here for the snafu in getting the website for Obamacare up and running in the United States.