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Carrick on money: When retirement’s a bummer


The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

When retirement's a bummer
Only half of retirees think their lives improved after leaving the workforce. The reason, this new books suggests, is that they miss working.

Oil – how low can it go?
The price of oil has fallen significantly in the past few weeks. Here's an explanation of why, and here's a look at how low prices could go.

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How to cut your meat bill
A long list of easy ways to be a more frugal carnivore.

More money
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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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