The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
How being a Leafs fan is like investing in mutual funds
A blogger compares the ineptitude of the Toronto Maple Leafs and some mutual fund managers, and wonders why we stay loyal.
Rings and things
Personal finance expert Ramit Sethi asks readers of his blog how much a man should spend on an engagement ring. He primes the discussion by prompting people to consider how it is that diamonds have come to be considered a luxury good.
Desperately seeking retirement insurance
A smart, easy to follow summary of how the federal government took a wrong turn in addressing the fact that many Canadians don't have a pension plan to help fund their retirement.
National Public Radio in the United States takes a look at our housing market and funds a buyer who exemplifies the bubble environment. He's just bought because he's worried prices will keep going up indefinitely.
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