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 Retirement Rat Race Think retirement's all about chilling out after a life in the workforce? Read here about the financial challenges of managing your money as a retiree.
The Money-Marriage Sinkhole The Blonde on a Budget blog makes a case against big weddings. Just not worth the money, she argues.
How To Save The OAS A scholarly look at some options for changing Old Age Security to keep it affordable as the population ages. Prime Minister Stephen Harper has spoken about raising the age for starting OAS benefits to 67 from 65, but there are many alternatives worth considering.
In this column, I argue in favour of increasing the clawback on OAS benefits received by higher-income seniors.
Bulls To The Slaughter A decidedly bearish look at the investing environment for the years ahead, along with some suggestions on how to manage your portfolio (conservatively and with great attention paid to fees).
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