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Rob Carrick's Reader: How to make a dollar per minute


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

How to make a dollar per minute A slideshow about professions that pay $1 per minute, including lawyer and master sommelier.

About that Greek vacation Greece could end up being an outstanding travel bargain if it pulls out of the Euro because of its debt troubles and returns to the drachma.

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Your finances and the aging population How an aging population in the United States and Canada could affect interest rates and the stock markets. A interesting point made here is that the next run-up in interest rates could be milder than some experts believe.

Do you have a junk pension? Scary reading for people who think their retirements are secure because they have a defined benefit pension plan

More money Join the 13,000+ 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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Editor's note: If you don't receive Rob Carrick's newsletter twice weekly by email, you can sign up to get it for free at The Globe and Mail. All you need to do is register for the site, or if you've already registered, log in and go to your profile at the top of the homepage. Once you're in your profile, look under Newsletters and Alerts and look for the Personal Finance Reader and other newsletters. Other financial newsletters include: Business Ticker, a summary of the day's top business stories; and Berman's Market Update, a summary of the markets at the open, noon and close.

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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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