The best of the Web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Anything For The Kids
Question for you parents out there: Would you raid your RRSP to help your child pay for university or college? The Financial Highway blog's answer: Probably not. Save yourself the from having to face this question by contributing regularly to a registered education savings plans for your kids.
Here's a primer on RESPs I wrote last month. Note the figures that show how little use is being made of them.
Consumer Reports on six common ways to trip yourself up when booking your own travel, and how to protect yourself.
The Joys Of Renting
This Maclean's article performs a great public service by talking up the idea of renting a home instead of buying, especially when you're a young adult.
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