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Carrick on money: Credit cards will be less rewarding in 2015

A consumer pays with a credit card at a store July 6, 2010 in Montreal.


The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

Credit cards will be less rewarding in 2015
That's a prediction from Patrick Sojka of the RewardsCanada website. He says here that card issuers will be less generous with rewards after bowing to pressure from the federal government to limit the interchange fees charged to retailers when a purchase is made on a credit card.

This bull market is bull
A finance prof dissects optimistic expectations for the stock market in the years ahead.

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One of the best investing resources out there
It's the periodic table of annual returns for Canadians, which you'll find on the Stingy Investor website. It shows 10 years' worth of annual data on how various asset classes have performed – bonds, gold, T-bills and Canadian, U.S., international and emerging market stocks.

Canadian prosperity in seven charts
Financial and non-financial ways in which we're doing well here in Canada.

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