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Carrick on money: Finances and the aging brain

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Finances and the aging brain
How even sophisticated investors can be duped by fraudsters.

More on fraud
The Ontario Securities Commission has published this advisory on how to tell if an investment opportunity is fraudulent.

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Here's a story of police laying charges for fraud and elder abuse involving a 94-year-old woman.

Why the wealthy don't feel rich
While they have high incomes, they don't necessarily have a lot of wealth accumulated. Also, there's a difference between the top 1 per cent of earners and the top 0.1 per cent.

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Join the 36,000+ people who subscribe to my Facebook personal finance community for talk about investing, retirement, real estate, banking and other financial matters. I'm also on Twitter.

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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More


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