Here is an amusing story of a lawyer who found a way to make money exploiting the fine print in insurance contracts. The insurance companies are trying to sue the lawyer with the argument that they don’t understand their own contracts. There are no angels here, but I’m on the side of the lawyer in this story that kept me interested right to the end.
Scotiabank made a $3.13 billion offer to buy ING Canada. Online banks are an important part of maintaining a competitive marketplace in Canadian banking. Unfortunately for consumers, it looks like competition will be reduced in this case.
The Blunt Bean Counter had some fun describing CRA information requests from taxpayers that make little sense.
Boomer and Echo argues that Canada needs a fiduciary standard for investment advisors.
Canadian Couch Potato reports that a number of ETFs are closing shop.
Preet Banerjee answers the question of whether children have to pay the debts of their deceased parents.
Big Cajun Man muses about when is the right time to downsize your life when the children leave home.