The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Thirty financial milestones to reach by age 30
A comprehensive, tough list, with both realistic and unrealistic points. Example of the latter: Have $25,000 saved for retirement.
Gen Y money matters
Today’s young adults do like to shop, but they’re more frugal than you might think.
A young adult blogger writes about her desire to travel home more often and the rising costs of doing so.
The world’s richest middle class speaks out
The New York Times interviews people in Canada’s middle class after recently declaring them to be richer than their American counterparts.
New rules for prepaid cards
Issuers of these cards (retailers, financial institutions and credit card companies) face new regulations that, for example, ban expiry dates.
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