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Carrick on money: Tax tips for cottage owners

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Tax tips for cottage owners
Some thoughts on how cottage owners can transfer or sell the property to family members while minimizing taxes.

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The New York Times' frugal travel blogger shows you how it's done.

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How to save money at the fair
Summer and fall fairs can be pricey for a family – here are some tips for economizing.

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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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