Rob has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for more than 25 years. He joined the Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been a personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in the Globe and Mail on Monday and Friday, and his portfolio strategy column for investors appears every other Saturday. Rob is also the host of the Carrick Talks Money video series, and he produces a twice-weekly email newsletter called Carrick on Money. Rob has written or co-written four books, the most recent of which is called How Not to Move Back in with Your Parents: The Young Person's Complete Guide to Financial Empowerment.