The best of the Web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Portfolio Checkup Time
Taking a fresh look at your portfolio in light of the recent stock market upheaval? This video offers some basic tips on what to look for.
Lots of investors are thinking about adding some gold to their portfolio, even though bullion prices have already soared. Here's an argument that there may be better value in buying the shares of gold mining companies.
The Middle Class Gone Missing
What's wrong with the U.S. economy? One problem is that the middle class has disappeared into what's being called a plutonomy, or an economy where there are rich people and everyone else, with no middle class to speak of. This Atlantic article investigates.
Better To Buy New
Child car seats, tires and three other things you should never buy used.
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