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Carrick best reads: How travellers can duck the lowly loonie


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

How travellers can duck the lowly loonie
Pick a good travel rewards credit card and earn cash or points that offset the extra costs of converting Canadian dollars into other currencies. Here's a list of the top travel reward cards for 2016.

Boomers need a retirement reality check
A U.S. survey finds the expectations boomers have for retirement aren't supported by their financial and job situation.

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Three investing lessons of 2015
A money management firm's blog draws some useful lessons from what happened to the markets in 2015.

You versus Bay Street
If you have a dispute with an investment firm and can't get it resolved, the place to go is the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments, or OBSI. Here's a Q&A with the new head of OBSI, Sarah Bradley.

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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