The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
How Canada shamed the wealthiest nation on earth
A writer for the website Salon looks at how Canada’s middle class came to be wealthier than its U.S. counterpart.
For a long life, buy booze over vitamins
This blog posts looks at a study of people who lived past 90. One interesting finding is that taking vitamin supplements does not increase lifespan, while having up to two drinks per day does.
The $55 Starbucks drink
The sexagintuple Vanilla Bean Mocha Frappuccino at clocks in at $54.75 (U.S.).
A guy named Bob and his somewhat satisfying adventure
A blogger updates the story of man who wanted to book two business class tickets to Scotland using Aeroplan points and found he would have to pay $2,200 in surcharges and fees.
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