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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.

This working senior is 77 and flipping burgers
Meet Tom Palome, a former marketing executive who is working two jobs to supplement his retirement savings.

"We need to start hating debt again"
Preet Banerjee, a contributor to The Globe and Mail on personal finance and host of the television series 'Million Dollar Neighborhood' on The Oprah Winfrey Network, argues in this video that we've become much too comfortable with taking on debt to buy things that go down in value.

What to do about bonds
The Canadian Couch Potato blog responds to a recent column of mine in which an investment adviser described his radical re-think of the role of bonds in a portfolio. He believes a 30-year bull market in bonds is over.

Here's my original column.

Pricey, but your car will love it
How to save on your overall car ownership costs by spending more on synthetic oil.

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