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Huge amounts of debt going into retirement could lead to your OAS being clawed back, and losing means-tested government benefits.


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

The war on retirement
This Australian article talks about how retiree benefits from both governments and corporations are under pressure as a result of tough economic conditions and an aging population.

Test your financial literacy
A blogger has put together this quiz covering key points of financial literacy.

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What others are selling, he buys
A Q&A with Meb Farber, author of Global Value: How to Spot Bubbles, Avoid Market Crashes, and Earn Big Returns in the Stock Market and manager of a fund that invests in unloved stocks and countries.

More money
Join the 36,000+ 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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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More


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