Two Saturday cover stories for the Montreal Gazette.
Fed up with Fees _laments the rising cost of keeping an account with the major banks. The 2012 feature looks at the economic reasons why the banks are raising their fees and how some upstart financial institutions may try to use their low fees to gain a competitive edge.
For Where's our Black Friday?I reported from Burlington, Vermont, on the 2012 edition of the US mega sale. The piece also looks at what Montreal retailers are doing to compete with prices that draw so many Montrealers stateside.
The author of 17 books, including Tribes and Linchpin, talked to me about how employees need to engage in their work and employers have to start recognizing these efforts.
A review in the Montreal Gazette of
Matt Taibbi's veritable autopsy of the
2008 economic crisis.