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Carrick on money: Calling all adventurous retirees

Two Class C motor homes pass each other on Route 12, south of Capitol Reef National Park in Utah in June, 2006.

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

Calling all adventurous retirees
This New York Times article talks about the freedom and mobility of living out of a supersize motor home in retirement. Yes, the monster gas bills are discussed here.

Way off Target
A look at the lengths the Canadian arm of Target has gone to in order to hide the fact that it didn't have enough merchandise to fill its shelves.

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A fruitful relationship with Tangerine
A review of Tangerine, the new name for the online bank ING Direct, and an option for those seeking a free chequing account.

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Better off alone?
Divorce is widely known to be a wealth killer, but this article from The Atlantic suggests that people who get out of stressful relationships benefit in another way. They live longer.

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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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