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Carrick on Money: Four kinds of insurance you don't need

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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.

Four kinds of insurance you DON'T need
Identity theft coverage, extended warranties and more.

Mind those monthly income funds
Mutual fund analyst Dan Hallett warns investors here that they should expect more monthly income funds to cut their distributions.

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Kids don't care about cars
A blogger tells baby boomers in this post that the young adults of Generation Y don't care much about cars. If real estate prices keep climbing, I wonder if the same might be said about houses. Warning: Salty language used here.

Aeroplan turns 30
This infographic tracks the history of Aeroplan's 30 years in business, including its origins as a promotion for Air Canada's business flyers.

More Money
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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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