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Carrick on money: My financial goals were stupid 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.

My financial goals were stupid
A blogger’s confessional about setting personal money goals that just aren’t realistic: “I have an extraordinary list of stupid goals I’ve made in the past.”

All about the irrational behaviour we display as investors.

They both go down together
“There is little doubt that the Canadian housing market is over-valued,” The Economist says. Read here about what would happen to the record profits our big banks recently reported for fiscal 2013.

About those dud gifts of yours
Five reasons why gifts are returned.

The case for global dividend stocks
Better yields and a chance to diversify away from a U.S. market that was been on fire in the past year, this blog post argues.

Money matters
Join the 34,000+ people who subscribe to 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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