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Carrick on money: How to save money on everything fun

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How to save money on everything fun
Tips for cutting the cost of concerts, restaurant meals, movies and more.

An empty nest can be depressing…
…So I'll move home and start regressing. So rhymes the young adult narrator of this humorous video on boomerang kids – those who move back home after heading off to college or university.

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Can rover come over?
Pugs, the Pekingese and other dog breeds suitable for condo dwellers.

The personal finance angle on tattoos
They cost money, sure. But it says here that there are hidden costs in the form of time and pain. I'd add the reaction of other people, including those who might be considering your job application.

More money
Join the 31,000+ people who subscribe to 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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