The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Win the lottery, wreck your life
Strain on your relationships, increased bankruptcy risk and a plague of long-lost relatives. These are some of the downsides of winning the lottery. Me, I’m willing to accept these risks.
Don’t rush into the housing market
Good advice from the Canadian Mortgage Trends blog – don’t rush into the housing market just because interest rates are low. You may end up taking on a financial burden you can’t comfortably carry.
What to do with your tax refund
Patti Lovett-Reid, CTV’s new chief financial commentator, offers some suggestions on how to sensibly spend your tax refund.
Index fund face-off
Two low-cost index fund options, TD’s e-series funds and the Streetwise fund lineup from ING Direct, are examined in this post on the Canadian Couch Potato blog.
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