The BrighterLife.ca weekly roundup of recommended reads about money, health, family, working life and retirement:
|Vote for your favourite blogs
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Top Canadian personal finance blogs and Financial Trading School directories
|How getting older makes your arms too short
Jane MacDougall of the National Post belatedly joins the ranks of the far-sighted and discovers presbyopia isn’t the only “opia” you encounter as you age.
Death, taxes and reading glasses
|Building a dream with cardboard and packing tape
In a short film that went viral on the internet last week, nine-year-old Caine Monroy from East L.A. shows that while social media is a powerful force, a child’s imagination is utterly awe-inspiring.
|Social media goes beyond vacation photos and cute cats
In a post on Give me back my five bucks, Krystal Yee shares tips on using not only Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter to find a job, but also Tumblr, Pinterest, Goodreads and more.
Using social media to find a job
|Why baby boomers are unprepared for retirement
While boomers’ unsustainable spending habits are part of the problem, Boomer&Echo says a large share of the blame belongs to rampaging inflation, successive economic crises and widespread layoffs.
Why baby boomers aren’t prepared for retirement
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