The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Bank blow-up ahead?
A U.S.-based analyst says the risk to Canadian banks from a housing market decline is worse than many people think.
Now read this money manager’s take on why Canadian banks are not at as risky as some say.
How to insure against falling home prices
Nervous about buying into a housing market where prices could fall? A Calgary mortgage broker has developed an insurance plan that pays you cash if your house is worth less than you paid a year after buying.
Aging boomers vs. the housing market
A look at the arguments both for and against the idea that an aging baby boom generation will be bad for the housing market.
Pity the renter
This blog will amaze and horrify you with its photos of rental accommodations in New York City.