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Rob Carrick's Reader: Working at age 73, and loving it

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

Working at age 73, and loving it

Whether it's for financial or lifestyle reasons, more people are going to be working past age 65. What would a workplace friendly to seniors look like? Read here about a small U.S. company where the median age of employees is 73.

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How to minimize student debt

The federal Financial Consumer Agency of Canada has produced this guide to help students and their parents plan financially to cover the cost of university or college.



Housing bubble: Yes or no?

A panel of experts on CBC's The National tackled this question the other day. There's a definite sense here that housing prices are vulnerable to a pullback.



The garage sale manual

Nine tips for getting the most out of a garage sale, including serving refreshments and pricing items on the higher side so buyers can haggle them down.





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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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