The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
These condo frills will cost you money
The truth-telling Toronto realtor David Fleming lists condo amenities that aren’t worth the cost, including libraries, some sports facilities and – wait for it – juice bars.
Housing bubbles, then and now
Economist Nouriel Roubini says Canada makes a list of countries where the housing market is frothy or even a bubble.
How retirees pay the bills
This chart compares sources of income in Canada and other industrialized countries around the world. Canadians get less from government than most European countries and rely more on their savings and work.
Why Costco doesn’t work for me
A blogger explains why she won’t pay a fee to shop at Costco.