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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.

Investment porn vs. financial advice
Wall Street critic and blogger Daniel Solin explains how to tell the difference.

Tops in travel rewards
People often ask me what travel rewards credit card I think is best. My answer is to check the RewardsCanada website, which has just issued its ranking of the best cards for travel rewards.

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The great northern housing bubble
The Motley Fool, a U.S. financial website, takes its turn in making a case that Canada's housing market is headed for trouble.

Credit cards rule
This video covers five situations where the smart move is to pay by credit card instead of debit or cash.

More money
Join the 29,000+ 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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