The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Are used cars for suckers?
A contrarian take on the theory that financially savvy people buy used cars and not a new vehicle. This is a U.S. blog post, so the prices may not line up exactly with our market. But the points here are valid - used cars of recent vintage may not be as cheap as you think in comparison to buying new.
Tax tips for dividend investors
A useful look at how dividends are taxed in the hands of Canadian investors. There’s a good summary here on how the dividend gross-up works, and on holding dividend stocks in a registered plan.
Smart phones: What a trip
This infographic shows how the smart phone is changing the way people shop for and book their vacations.
An all-star team of junk products
An amusing list of useless products that includes premium bottled water and extreme fuel treatments for your car.
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