The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Young Adults Strike Back
A column I wrote this week looked at the economic situation of today’s young adults compared to back in 1984, when I was a grad. I think today’s 20-somethings have it tougher, and thousands of young people agreed with me in comments they posted on the social news website Reddit. If you think today’s younger generation just needs to grow up and stop complaining about high tuition costs and a tough job market, you should really check out what they have to say.
Here, the New York Times’ Economix blog looks at the problem of youth unemployment in the United States. As in Canada, the youth unemployment rate is about double the national rate.
Battle strategy for homebuyers
For those who plan to buy and don’t mind getting into a bidding war: Tips on how to win the war.
Today at noon (ET), join us for a live discussion with Rob Carrick: Is Canada heading for a housing price correction?
A home insurance how-to
Tips for making sure you have enough insurance for your home or cottage.
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