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Rob Carrick's ultimate investing guide for Gen Y

The more money you have, the more attention you get from the investing industry.<p>Young investors are pretty much invisible to Bay Street, then. Bank branches will sell mutual funds to anyone with a pulse and $500 to spend, and investment advisers will often take their clients' kids on as a courtesy. …

Classroom fads and magic beans

When I was a kid, school was simple. We sat in tidy rows and sounded out “The cat sat on the mat,” and learned to add 4 and 3. Most of the teachers were kind and good. None had ever heard of critical thinking skills, multiple learning styles, emotional intelligence or collaborative learning. …

Everything you ever wanted to know about ETFs

<i>For a complete list of links to the websites mentioned below, click here.</i><p><b>1. What the heck is an ETF, anyway?</b><p>Basic, unbiased information about ETFs is available on the GetSmarterAboutMoney.ca website, which was established by the Ontario Securities Commission and, unlike many other financial sites, …

Less Stress, Stronger Communities: Why We Can't Afford NOT To Read

<i>Is it enough to strive to be a nation that knows how to read? Or must we strive to be a nation of readers?</i><p>In this four-part series on behalf of the …

Software developer puts his savings into index funds

<b>Richard Garand, 28</b><p><b>Occupation</b><p>Owner of a software-development business.<p><b>The portfolio</b><p>Exchange-traded funds (ETFs) tracking stocks in Canada, the U.S. and other foreign markets.<p><b>How he invests</b><p>Richard Garand opened his first investment account in 2007 and put money into an S&P 500 Index fund. Soon after, …

Food Huggers: An Easy Way to Keep Leftover Fruits & Veggies Fresh

What do you do with leftover lemon and onion halves or chunks of cut cucumber and zucchini when you're done cooking? Storing them in plastic food …

Double Exposure Portraits

The Bulgarian photographer Aneta Ivanova suggests a delicate softness in its clichés using the technique of double exposure. Female bodies and …

Quick Key: Enables Teachers to Mark Tests With iPhone Camera

Walter O. Duncan a middle school English teacher has decided to speed up the process of grading his students’ papers, to have more time for creative …