The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Should my daughter elope or have a big wedding?
The question really being asked here is whether it's OK not to spend lavishly on a big wedding.
Planning your 40-year retirement
In the United States, advisers are starting to look at increasing lifespans and preparing clients for 40 years in retirement.
Bonds vs. bond funds
A useful rundown on the pluses and minuses of holding individual bonds and bond funds, including exchange-traded funds.
The problem with financial literacy month
This well-argued piece says teaching financial literacy is a good thing. The problem is that it attaches the problem of poor decision-making to individuals, as opposed to a financial industry with huge amounts of power to influence people to buy its products.
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