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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.

How not to get hosed by your dentist

Five things dentists won't tell you about the cost of their services.

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Air Miles: A reality check

A blogger tries to answer this question as he checks into how much value he'll get from his Air Miles points in booking a family vacation.

How advice can make you richer

A case is made here that have an investment adviser can boost your returns. I'd qualify this by saying you'll need an adviser who provides a full spectrum of financial planning and investment advice, rather than someone focused on selling products.

Coupons: The big lie

A critique of the widely held assumption that coupons are a great and easy way to save money.

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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