The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
When rich people steal
A list of the Top 10 wealthiest thieves, including a millionaire's daughter who stole make-up with $320 (U.S.) in her purse.
Return of the variable rate mortgage
A whopping 85 per cent of new mortgages have a fixed as opposed to variable rate today, compared with a historical average of 65 per cent. But, as this blog post explains, variable rate loans are betting a little more attractive these days.
For Costco fanatics
Costco's executive membership costs an extra $55 per year. Here's a blog post that looks at whether it's worth the price.
Rent vs. buy
This infographic covers the pros and cons of renting a home and owning.