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Carrick on money: Thank god I’m not rich

Rich woman with money bags in front of mansion.


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

Thank god I'm not rich
Seven money-related problems of the wealthy. Cry me a river.

The doom-free, gloom-free retirement outlook
This blog post looks at a new book that says Canadians aren't as financially unprepared for retirement as they're sometimes made out to be.

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Life, death and your online accounts
What happens to the electronic books you've bought, your iTunes and your other online accounts after you die. Don't assume these things you've bought and paid for can easily be transferred to someone else.

Hettie Green, investing machine
Meet Hettie Green, who during the late 1800s became the richest woman in American thanks to her shrewd investing.

Your RRSP questions answered
We're choosing one reader question per week on retirement to be answered by a financial adviser. Here's how to submit your question.

The best of Globe Investor
Globe Investor is highlighting some of the best features of our website this month with Globe Investor Tips.

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