The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
The housing correction starts here
Garth Turner, Canada’s foremost bear on real estate, tours one of the many million-dollar homes in Victoria that are languishing on the market right now.
Life with student loans
A grad talks about life with student loans – the value they bring in terms of helping make a post-secondary degree affordable, and the burden of paying them off. The federal Financial Consumer Agency of Canada offers this online resource to help students and parents understand their options for paying the cost of a post-secondary education.
When your bank account runs dry
All about the high cost of having overdraft protection on your chequing account, and some alternatives.
The power of one
This calculator shows the power of saving even 1 per cent more every year.