The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
The 2.99 per cent mortgage is back
Competition among a few smaller lenders has driven rates below the 3 per cent threshold for five-year fixed rate mortgages.
Top personal finance blogs
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Explaining gold prices
Mystified by gold? It says here that all you have to do to understand gold prices is track the real yield – that's after inflation – of 10-year U.S. Treasury bonds.