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Carrick on money: Read this before dumping your dividend stocks

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

Read this before dumping your dividend stocks
They may be well-suited to your investing needs, even if rising interest rates limit their returns.

Retirees, get rid of the clutter
Clear the junk in your home, keep the essentials. It's a gift to your children, one retiree says in this USA Today article.

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Stock markets soaring, investors not so much
A wealth management company looks at the disconnect between the strong stock market returns of the past couple of years and actual returns of investors.

Oddly, it turns out that millenials are among the most risk averse investors these days.

Investing tips for millenials
Here's an infographic showing how young adult investors should set up their investment portfolios. It's aimed at Americans, but there are some interesting ideas here on what young investors should own and how they should blend the holdings in their portfolios.

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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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