The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
This space cadet is raiding his retirement savings
An American named Jim Clash has spent a chunk of his retirement savings to pay for a reservation with Virgin Galactic to travel into space.
Eight ways our housing market has overheated
We've seen arguments before that Canada's housing market is in a bubble, but this one is worth reading because it weaves together a lot of different indicators in both the residential and commercial real estate markets.
Six tips for teaching kids about money
Research shows that kids copy their parents approach to finances. Here are some tips ensure you're a good model.
Another reason you can't afford Toronto or Vancouver
This comparison of child-care fees across the country shows a marked difference between Quebec, where fees are nominal, and larger centres.
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