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Rob Carrick

Rob Carrick

Rob Carrick

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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. Rob is also the host of the Carrick Talks Money video series, and he writes a daily blog called Carrick on Money that compiles top online personal finance and investing content. Rob is also the author of the annual Globe Investor Online Broker Rankings.

He also wrote Rob Carrick's Guide to What's Good, Bad and Downright Ugly in Canadian Investments Today.

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2018 edition
Which online brokerage is best? Rob Carrick ranks the Canadian firms Subscriber content
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Millennials, don’t make the retirement-wrecking mistake of avoiding stocks Rob Carrick
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CALCULATOR
60 through 70: At what age should you start taking CPP?​ Subscriber content
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A salute to Cooper, Dreyfus, Trixie, Laddie, Riley, Nelly et al
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Set it and forget it: Four strong balanced fund contenders for your RRSP Subscriber content
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How new mortgage rules hammer indebted households Rob Carrick
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‘Us little guys working our butts off, we can’t get ahead’
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Mining for dividend diamonds in the rubble of a falling stock market Subscriber content Rob Carrick
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PORTFOLIO STRATEGY
Rob Carrick’s 2018 ETF Buyer’s Guide: Best Canadian equity funds​ Subscriber content
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How to avoid credit-card fees that are like a tax on travelling Rob Carrick
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ETFs just underwent a stress test – here’s how they did Subscriber content Rob Carrick
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Markets
A trusty alternative for stressed-out bond investors Subscriber content Rob Carrick
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INVESTING
Why you should be grateful for the market freakout Subscriber content Rob Carrick
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Yes, bitcoin is too risky if you’re approaching retirement
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‘Do you consider my bond ETF a loser?’ Subscriber content Rob Carrick
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Investing giant Vanguard launches ‘one-ticket solution’ ETFs Rob Carrick
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The incredible lightness of being a renter, not an owner
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Conservative investors, check out this parking spot for your money Subscriber content Rob Carrick
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PERSONAL FINANCE
RRSPs are getting a bum rap as a tax trap Rob Carrick
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From 'adviser shame' to margin debt: How investors are starting to show reckless enthusiasm Subscriber content
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