The best of the Web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
House Hunting In The City
Houses in cool neighborhoods cost big bucks. Here's how to find an up-and-coming part of the city where prices haven't yet moved to premium levels.
Good News On The Economy: Shoplifting Is Up
Finally, a positive indicator on U.S. economic growth: Retail employees are stealing more from the stores where they work. Apparently, thefts like this increase when times are good because workers aren't as desperate to keep their jobs.
No Vacation From Risk
A look at vacation planning from the point of view of what happens if you get sick or hurt while away.
Trading, But Not The Kind You Think
Forget stock trades. Back in 1973, the trade that caught everyone's attention involved the swapping of families by New York Yankees pitchers Mike Kekich and Fritz Peterson. Yup, they traded wives, kids and pets.
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