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Carrick on Money Carrick on money: Seven truths people can’t accept about investing

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

Seven truths people can't accept about investing
A tour of the many ways investors delude themselves.

Uber-bear says we're in a stock bubble
The bear is John Hussman, a U.S. money manager who has been negative on stocks throughout the rally of recent years.

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10 things millenials won't buy
Cars, mass-market beer, weddings and, because this is a U.S. list, homes. Our housing market never crashed, so millenials here still buy into the idea of home ownership, even though many are priced out of the market.

Why the GIC ladder rules
This useful blog post says you'll do better with a five-year GIC ladder than you will in investing in short-term GICs and hoping for rates to rise then they mature.

Also, check out my two new online magazines. Housing Heretic is a forum for critical thinking on the housing market, and genYmoney offers personal finance and investing tips for young adults.

More money
Join the 45,000+ people who subscribe to my Facebook personal finance community for talk about investing, retirement, real estate, banking and other financial matters.

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