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Carrick on money: Eight steps to raising money-savvy kids

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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.

Eight steps to raising money-savvy kids
Personal finance bloggers share ideas they've used to teach their own kids about money.

The fairy dust stock market
An argument is made here that the stock markets have been shrugging off some alarming global developments lately, which suggests the second half of the year won't be as good for markets as the first.

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The respected U.S. money manager John Hussman says low interest rates explain why the stock markets have surged. He warns that stocks can't keep climbing and, in fact, will deliver total returns of zero for a long period of time.

How to save big at Disney
Some useful tips here on how reduce the cost of a family vacation to a Walt Disney park, and other amusement parks.

More money
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About the Author
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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