1. Rob Carrick reports that the Supreme Court has ruled against the Lipson’s in the mortgage-interest deduction case. The Lipsons were using what could be called a very aggressive version of the Smith manoeuvre.
2. Kelly McParland’s review of Garth Turner’s latest book is hilarious. I have a hard time throwing away books; it just feels wrong. I made an exception for one of Turner’s books several years ago.
3. BluntMoney has some blunt words about thinking in terms of monthly payments. I particularly liked the advice about cars.
4. Money Grubbing Lawyer tears apart the Globe and Mail’s argument that people who save money are causing our financial problems.