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The Superbook is a $99 laptop shell for your Android phone

The dream of the Motorola Atrix lives<p>The dream of turning your smartphone into a laptop will never die. From Motorola's Atrix to this crazy HP Windows Phone, there have been a number of companies that have tried (and largely failed) to build a smartphone that can be attached to a dock and turned …

Why millennials should buy a home today

Sachita Kumar did something that few people her age appear to be doing in 2015: She bought a house.<p>“We decided that we just didn’t want to pay …

Four ways to hire your next employee without ever looking at a resumé

(Nazdravie/E+/Getty)<p>Tired of scouring piles of job applications? We asked for your advice on recruiting and hiring without getting bogged down in a …

He’s 26 with $32,000 in savings. Here’s how he did it

Meet a guy who's addicted to saving.<p>He's a 26-year-old Ottawa resident by the name of Rob Nettleton and he's an example not just to his fellow members of Generation Y, but to anyone who wants to save money but can't figure out how. Even if you're not as disciplined as he is, you can still learn …

Canadians Love to Deposit Cheques via Their Smartphones, CIBC Milestone Proves

CIBC today announced that clients have now deposited more than one million cheques using its eDeposit feature.<p>The feature, available on CIBC’s mobile …

Carrick on money: What’s ahead for housing

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Rich tech entrepreneurs and their investing secrets</b><br>A U.S. investing columnist recently met with some Canadian tech industry people and came away with these …

An MBA student’s eternal question: ‘Is it worth it?’

<i>Linda Chew is a finance professional enrolled in the two-year, full-time MBA program at Columbia University in New York. Originally from Vancouver, she is a graduate of the Commerce program at Queen's University in Kingston. Linda began her career at Deloitte</i> <i>LLP, where she spent four years in its</i> …

A retirement spending rule that's simple (and seriously flawed)

Ken Steiner is no fan of simple, mechanical rules for determining how much to spend in retirement. So he's developed a thinking person's alternative.<p>The retired actuary offers a free spreadsheet that allows retirees to adjust their spending goals every year to reflect their actual experience – …

10 money-making ideas for 2014

Slide 1 of 12<p>After a stellar year for stocks in the U.S. and other developed markets, what can investors expect in 2014?<p>If the Federal Reserve’s …

These four common investing mistakes are holding you back

My recent review of many investors' portfolios prompted the saying "the more things change, the more they stay the same" to keep ringing in my mind. With a new year quickly approaching, investors would do themselves a favour by resolving to avoid some of the portfolio weaknesses I've noticed of …

Wireless code gives customers new rights

Cellphone customers get caps on their excess data and roaming fees and other new rights, under the CRTC's new Wireless Code of Conduct.<p>The code, …

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5 Strategies That Will Turn Your Employees Into Leaders

My boss once told me that managers should always have an exit strategy. Because if (fingers crossed) you receive a promotion or new position, you’ll need to have a plan in place for your departure—including a solid suggestion for someone to fill your role. And that means you need to be preparing …

The 1 Thing You Must Do In Every Job Interview

I recently interviewed an excellent candidate for a position at our growing startup, Likeable Local. The woman had an incredible resume, an …

Why Canadian homes are more unaffordable than ever

Low interest rates are a form of economic junk food.<p>It's true in the housing market, where low rates have glossed over a striking decline in affordability in the past two decades. A sustainably strong housing market is based on fundamentals like a reasonable match between growth in incomes and home …

Jailed journalist Mohamed Fahmy debating appeal in Egypt

A Canadian journalist who was handed a seven-year prison sentence in Egypt last month says he doesn't know if he will join two imprisoned colleagues in appealing the decision.<p>Mohamed Fahmy, Al Jazeera's English-language bureau chief in Cairo, said through his brother Adel on Friday that he is still …

Can I move stocks from an RRSP to a TFSA?

<b>Our daughter was accepted to college last year in her final year of high school, and we made a withdrawal from her registered education savings plan and paid the tuition in full. However, before classes started, the school informed us her final marks did not meet the minimum requirements and</b> …

Which Industries Are Creating Jobs? (Hint: Surprisingly Few)

Nearly half of the jobs created in Canada since the Great Recession were in just two sectors of the economy, a fact that highlights some economists’ …

Why you should be hunting for a new job – permanently

<i>Reprinted by permission of Harvard Business Review Press. Excerpted from</i> The End of Competitive Advantage: How to Keep Your Strategy Moving as Fast as Your Business<i>. Copyright 2013 by Rita Gunther McGrath. All rights reserved.</i><p>The way we think about the concept of strategy needs to change. Where we …

How BlackBerry blew it: The inside story

<i>This investigative report reveals that:</i><p><i>Shortly after the release of the first iPhone, Verizon asked BlackBerry to create a touchscreen “iPhone killer.” But the result was a flop, so Verizon turned to Motorola and Google instead.</i>• <i><br>In 2012, one-time co-CEO Jim Balsillie quit the board and cut all ties</i> …

Financial planning tips to get twentysomethings started on the right foot

For the twentysomething graduates stepping into low-paying jobs after years of studying and racking up debt, a little fun and a celebratory purchase may feel like a well-deserved treat.<p>But financial planners warn against getting too carried away, and suggest that with an average school debt level …

Avoid pitfalls when transferring assets to kids

When I sat down with James, he shared with me his story. As part of his estate planning, he's been wanting to transfer ownership of his cottage and a rental property to his son and daughter respectively. So, a few months ago he did just that. In addition, he's been concerned about creditors and …

Kelly: Wiggins and McDavid have a lot to learn about glad-handing

Andrew Wiggins and Connor McDavid met for the first time on Tuesday. Beforehand, it had a portentous feel – the initial coming together of this generation of Canadian sport's Lewis and Clark.<p>For posterity's sake, here's what that first conversation was about, according to Wiggins: "We got a chance …

Carrick on money: Is housing too expensive to buy or rent?

<i>The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.</i><p><b>Housing: Too expensive to buy or rent</b><br>The Canadian Mortgage Trends blog reports on how tougher mortgage borrowing rules have raised demand for rental housing and, …

Can you move shares from an RRSP to TFSA?

<b>Dear Nancy Woods,</b><p><b>Can a person transfer a security from his RRSP to his TFSA without having to sell it first and then transfer in the cash?</b><p><b>Thanks,</b> <b>Bert</b><p>Dear Bert,<p>Yes, you can, but the de-registration from your RRSP would be subject to a withholding tax that has to be paid in cash at the time of the …

To buy or to keep renting? Costs go beyond just the mortgage

My landlord's email twisted my stomach into knots.<p>She informed me that she plans to sell the bright, spacious, perfectly located condo that I'd been renting for the past year and a half.<p>I would have to leave in three months, she said.<p>Once the initial shock wore off, I asked myself: "Is it time for …

When not to go back to school

<i>Reprinted by permission of Harvard Business Review Press. Excerpted from</i> Reinventing You: Define Your Brand, Imagine Your Future<i>. Copyright 2013 Dorie Clark. All rights reserved.</i><p>I often get inquiries from executives looking for advice about whether they should go to graduate school. They feel like …

Should everyone consider renting over buying right now?

Given the uncertainty clouding Canada's housing market, it's no surprise that the debate around whether to buy a home or rent has resurfaced.<p>As many readers know, I am quite bearish on the Canadian housing market, particularly a few of the larger cities and the condo segment. And although the …

Apple’s Upcoming Mobile Wallet Could Be The Next ‘Killer App’ [Analyst Report]

According to Morgan Stanley analyst <i>Katy Huberty</i>, Apple’s next major iOS update expected to be unveiled this summer, could introduce a true mobile …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Style<p>Our Legacy joins the fray.<p>By Tyler Watamanuk1 day agoView More<p>Best Dressed<p><i>GQ</i>-approved kits from every red carpet, airport arrival, and coffee …

Phonesuit | Battery Case For Iphone

Recently we featured the Mophie Juice Pack Pro, a ultra-tough case for the iPhone 4/4s that includes a built-in battery. The Phonesuit is a similar …