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Carrick on money: The Gen Y guide to a comfortable retirement

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

The Gen Y guide to a comfortable retirement
All about a new e-book called If You Can: How Millennials Can Get Rich Slowly. The author of this short, right-to-the-point book on saving and investing for retirement is William Bernstein, a U.S. investment adviser.

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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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