The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Doing these 12 things makes you a cheapskate
An amusing list that includes stiffing restaurant waiters on tips and prying apart two-ply toilet paper.
Stocks and other terrible investments
Investor advocate Dan Solin lists what he considers to be terrible investments, as well as some good ones. Solin doesn't like individual stocks – he prefers index funds that give you exposure to all the stocks in a particular stock index.
Do men feel unmanly when a woman buys dinner?
Thoughts on dating etiquette: Should women let a guy pay for drinks or dinner?
Gold at $800 (U.S.)?
A case is made here that there's more chance of gold prices falling further than staging a rally.
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