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Rob Carrick


The Globe and Mail

  • Columnist for The Globe and Mail
  • Host of Let's Talk Investing Video Series
  • Author of Annual Globe Investor Canadian Online Broker Rankings

About Rob

Rob Carrick joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. He has been writing about personal finance, business, and economics for over 30 years. Mr. Carrick writes the Saturday Portfolio Strategy column, is the host of the Let's Talk Investing video series, compiles a Personal Finance Reader newsletter two times per week, and is author of the annual Globe Investor Canadian Online Broker Rankings. He wrote the book Rob Carrick's Guide to What's Good, Bad and Downright Ugly in Canadian Investments Today.

Rob's Videos

Exchange-traded funds are as solid a portfolio-building block as you'll find, but there are well more than 1,000 to choose from in the Canadian market alone. Rob Carrick will look at some of the smart choices investors are making, and some questionable picks as well.
What we've learned about bond funds, dividend funds, crypto, fees, socially responsible investing, and much more.
Exchange-traded funds are a strong building block for a lifetime's successful investing, but there are more than 1,000 ETFs listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Based on 25 years of covering ETFs, Rob Carrick will discuss his best ideas on how to choose the right funds for your portfolio and achieve long-term investing success.

More than 1,000 exchange-traded funds are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange now, but you can invest successfully with as few as just one. Join Rob Carrick of The Globe and Mail to discover proven ideas for building ETF portfolios, whether you're 20 years old or 70.

Rob's Books

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Rob Carrick's Guide to What's Good, Bad and Downright Awful in Canadian Investments Today

Rob Carrick is a highly respected Globe and Mail columnist and expert on personal finance and consumer banking, Rob Carrick's Guide to What's Good, Bad and Downright Awful in Canadian Investments Today is the only all-Canadian practical guide to protecting yourself and prospering in a challenging economy.
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How Not to Move Back in With Your Parents: The Young Person's Complete Guide to Financial Empowerment

The book is mindful throughout that parents have a big role to play in all this. It addresses young readers throughout but regularly asks them to see things from their parents' perspective. In that way, Rob Carrick is able to offer advice to both generations.