The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.
Singletons in retirement
This excerpt from the book 52 Ways to Wreck Your Retirement...and How to Rescue It documents how likely it is that you may end up single in retirement, whether through the death of a spouse, divorce or separation. One result is that you may end up with less retirement income than you thought.
The global view on dividends
Here's an introduction to a Dutch website called TopYields that tracks the highest-yielding stocks on stock exchanges around the world.
Cut that landline
Seven ways to cut your phone bills, including cancelling your home phone and just using your cell.
Pay more, get more?
A look at the psychology behind our willingness to spend a little more on goods like big-screen TVs to get better quality.
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