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Carrick best reads: Over 50 and buying a first home Add to ...

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

Over 50 and buying a first home
The average age of new home buyers in the United States last year was 31, but 7 per cent were in the 55 to 74 age bracket.

The Top 16 Canadian dividend growth stocks for 2016
A blogger pitches his dividend favourites. As ever, more research is required to see if these stocks are a fit for you.

No name or brand name?
This blog post from a credit counselling agency reminds us to not make the mistake of thinking that expensive brand name goods are the best quality and therefore worth the extra cost. The example used here is running shoes.

How to be generous
A meditation on generosity that goes well beyond just handing out money.

More money
Join the people who are part of 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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