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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 problem of sexually transmitted debt
A millennial blogs here about the mating ritual of telling your partner how much debt you have.

How to win in Monopoly and in life
Strategies from the game that are worth applying to real life.

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Ten secrets of extreme savers
One of the more interesting tips here is to minimize your cost of housing.

Why I gave up buying things to travel
A blogger writes about changing his spending habits to focus less on buying stuff and more on experiences like travel. I like this idea. A blog post I linked to a while back said there are three benefits to spending on travel – anticipation of the trip, enjoying the trip while away and recollections of the trip later.

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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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