By Sheryl Smolkin
This week’s best blogs are a mixed bag.
If you have a give-away pile accumulating in your basement or garage, Marc Saltzman says you may be throwing away items that could be be sold on Kijiji or Craigslist.
Ellen Roseman reports on how ignoring a 3-cent balance affected a reader’s credit rating so she couldn’t get the mortgage she needed for her new house.
On Boomer and Echo, we learn the true cost of tapping into your RRSP nest egg early.
Jim Yih concludes Freedom 35 is possible but not likely unless you have sufficient passive income to support your lifestyle.
And if you are thinking about giving up on savings altogether, MoneySense editor Jonathan Chevreau says you may also be giving up the chance for financial independence while you’re still young enough to enjoy it.
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