The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
There's never a bear market in stupid advice
So says investing writer Jason Zweig in this column he produced back in 2004 and recently re-published on his website. The column is all about the job of personal finance journalists in making people smarter investors.
Selling a cottage? Here's how to pay less tax
A financial planner writes here about how to factor the long-term costs of maintaining and improving your cottage into the calculation of how much tax you owe.
Just say no to free food samples
Studies show they get you to buy stuff you'd otherwise avoid.
How to protect your house while you're away
Tips for making it look like you're home, even while you're on vacation.