The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Weird stories from a hot housing market
Here’s a London home costing $1.3-million (Canadian) that has buyers queuing up despite the fact that the previous owners are buried in the garden.
And now for a super narrow 466-square-foot home in London with a price tag of roughly three-quarters of a million dollars.
This is how tough the Vancouver housing market is
Four young adults are renting a house that will be torn down in August or September. It’s the best they can find.
Welcome to my crappy car
Driving a used car is the first thing they teach you in Frugality 101. But there are limits, as you’ll see in this video by a personal finance blogger. His car has over 300,000 miles on it. Yes, miles.
Checking in with Gen Y
We’re running a week-long series that looks at how the young adults of Generation Y are doing in today’s economy. You can follow the series here or on Twitter using the hashtag #genYmoney. Today I'll be answering your Gen Y-related personal finance questions on twitter, so ask away.
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