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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.

The broke person's guide to decorating
Cheap, fun ways to improve the look of your place without spending a lot of money.

What if you invest just before a market crash?
An investment adviser argues in this blog post that you might actually do reasonably well. The implication here is that you're better off getting into the market than sitting in cash while waiting for a perfect moment.

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Seven legal documents to have ready at retirement
Your will is only the start.

Is selling your home in January a bad idea?
Is it the worst month to sell? Four real estate agents offer their thoughts.

More money
Join the people who are part of my Facebook personal finance community for talk about investing, retirement, real estate, banking and other financial matters. I'm also on Twitter.

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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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