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Carrick on money: Let’s rebrand retirement

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

Let's rebrand retirement
Maybe people would get more interest in retirement saving if it were recast as a way of providing lifelong financial independence.

Eat This, Not That
Maybe not a cheaper way to go, but definitely healthier: Ten healthy food substitutions when cooking. For example, sub apple sauce for oil, butter or sugar.

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You, your business and the taxman
Starting your own business? Here are your obligations to the Canada Revenue Agency.

No so dumb after all
Reports have consistently shown that investors get worse returns than the products they own because of their tendency to buy high and sell low. Here, this type of analysis is de-bunked in a way that suggests individual investors aren't doing quite so badly.

More money
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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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