The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Two secrets to a happy, peaceful retirement
Having enough money is one, this Time.com article says. The other is more subtle – it’s the satisfaction of having been a good parent and spouse.
Message to my kids – renting is a-ok
A financial blogger acknowledges that while home ownership worked out brilliantly for him and his wife, renting deserves respect as a choice for his kids and other young people.
The year’s best investment? You’re drinking it
A drought in Brazil has sent the price of coffee futures up more than 50 per cent this year.
Warren Buffett’s adventures in real estate
The investing legend draws some lessons from a pair of real estate investments made many years ago in his annual letter to shareholders of his holding company, Berkshire Hathway.