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 financially independent retiree
Ten ways to make sure you can afford a comfortable retirement.
Don't be so trusting
A behavioural economist talks about how we're too trusting of some people. He uses the example of dentists, but what he says could easily apply to financial advisers.
The work-study plan
Some thoughts on whether university and college students should work during the school year.
Sizing up high yield bonds
The global chief investment strategist for iShares ETFs outlines three conditions that would argue for investors getting more aggressive in buying high-yield bonds. Quite a few investors have been getting into high-yield bonds at a time when much safe government bonds yield next to nothing.