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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.

Rich, And Loving It

Recession? What recession? In the world of the ultra wealthy, conspicuous consumption remains, well, conspicuous.

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All About New CPP Rules

This blog post looks at the new CPP Post Retirement Benefit, which will be introduced next year. It's of interest to people who retire and then return to the workforce.

For Apple Freaks

Me, I'm getting a bit Appled-out, what with all the coverage of the death of Steve Jobs and the ongoing attention given to the company's admittedly fine products. But if you've got the appetite for more Apple, check out this infographic charting the development of all the company's products over the years.

Safer Than Safe

An investing blogger argues that these five U.S. dividend stocks are safer than U.S. government bonds.

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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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