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Retired and struggling financially.

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

Ten paths to poverty in retirement
Financial mistakes that will wreck your retirement savings.

Condo market cools
Here's a CBC TV report on how the condo construction boom seems to have left the Ottawa with an over-supply of units. Nearly 1,700 condos are up for sale in the city, 50 per cent more than a year ago. For the first time in 10 years, prices are falling.

Generosity starts at the drive-through
All about the trend in the United States and parts of Canada where people in fast-food drive-through lines are paying for the meals of people behind them. It's a way of "paying it forward," or repaying a kindness you receive by doing something nice for someone else.

Jobs, money and power
Musings on the price the younger generation might pay as the radical life extension we're already seeing continues to help people live to ever greater ages.

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