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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.

Retirement is a marriage killer

Newly retired couples report the lowest levels of marital satisfaction and the highest levels of conflict, a U.S. psychologist says.

A terrible use of money

A critical look at the standard personal finance advice about having a big chunk of cash safely stowed away in a savings account for emergencies.

The story of high-rise living

An amazing interactive documentary about the rise of apartment and condo living that was produced by the National Film Board of Canada and the New York Times. You have to wonder if high rise living will become more popular in cities where houses are expensive for first-time buyers.

Bling for your phone

Just $10,000 (U.S.) buys you this solid gold iPhone case.

More money

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