Personal Finance Reader

The spender inside me

The Globe and Mail

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 Spender Inside Me

Stephanie Holmes-Winton, author of the book $pent, has created this online quiz that will help you better understand your mindset on spending money.

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$pent looks at how your personality affects your financial position.



Meet The Rentrepeneur

A first-hand account from a guy who’s making money by renting almost everything he owns – his electric sander, his 1992 Saab, his four-year-old’s bike and his old guitar, among other things.

Why Doesn’t Ally Have More Friends?

The Canadian Capitalist blog asks a question that has occurred to me, which is why the online bank Ally is not more popular. Given its 2 per cent rate on savings and the fact that deposits are covered by deposit insurance, you'd think Ally would be more popular.



Driving Profits For Car Companies

A dozen cars, trucks and SUVs that have generated the most profit for automakers. Something to think about if you’re looking at buying any of these vehicles.



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