The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Our housing bubble beats their housing bubble
Canadian cities dominate this global listing of Google searches for “housing bubble.”
Let’s spend the next 10 years together
A thorough look at the benefits of taking advantage of the very low rates available for 10-year mortgages right now. Terms of 10 years have rarely worked out better than two consecutive five-year terms, but this time could be different.
A bank gets spanked
Rolling Stone’s Matt Taibbi has been a devastating critic of Wall Street since the financial crisis began. Here, he takes on Bank of America in a piece delicately titled Bank of America: Too Crooked to Fail.
The house with no hydro bills
Read here about how some U.S. buildings are putting up homes that use solar power and copious amounts of insulation in a way that pretty much brings their monthly electricity bill to zero.
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