The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Awesome kitchens, on the cheap
Consumer Reports explains how to contain costs when renovating your kitchen. Sample suggestions: Skip custom cabinetry and top-grade appliances.
Have you got your own tips for saving on renos? The Globe is asking readers to share photos of their own DIY projects.
Investors are urged here to consider the “semi-safe havens” rather than traditional harbours like gold and U.S. Treasury bonds.
Ten suggestions on how to save money when you go out to a movie.
Help for wronged investors
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada, known on Bay Street as IIROC, has added some content to the investor area of its website. Here’s a link to a page on how to get your money back if your adviser or firm acting improperly.
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