The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
You worry too much about the stock market
New York Times blogger Carl Richards offers five reasons why people who don’t need their money for 20 years worry needlessly about stock market ups and downs.
A Maclean’s writer wonders if the latest ostentatious plans for a Toronto condo may just be a signal the city’s housing market is headed for a fall.
Run for the border
All about why running shoes are much more expensive in Canada than in the United States, and what options runners here have for buying shoes from U.S. retailers. There’s a cool online tool mentioned here that helps you figure out what size shoe you should buy when placing an online order.
The class of 1988
Meet Eric, a 28-year-old who has had trouble getting his career launched after graduating in 2008. This three-part blog post puts Eric’s story in the context of the troubles that many young adults are having in today’s workforce. Here’s part one, part two and parth three.