The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
The best countries to grow old in
Canada ranks fourth, Norway first. You'll also find a list of the worst countries in which to be a senior.
Seniors struggle with housing costs…
Declining incomes and rising home expenses are squeezing seniors' budgets.
…and have too much of their investments in stocks.
U.S. data shows seniors are relying heavily – perhaps too heavily – on the stock markets for their savings. Not surprising with interest rates as low as they are.
Libel chill is quashing negative reviews
Online reviews from websites like TripAdvisor and Yelp are a great resource for getting the most value for your money. But this CBC report says some companies are threatening a libel suit against people who post negative online reviews about their products and services.
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