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Carrick on money: The complete guide to saving money at Starbucks

Starbucks has sold more than 200 million pumpkin spice lattes in a decade by building on seasonal demand.

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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.

The complete guide to saving money at Starbucks
Who knew there were so many ways to cut costs at Starbucks? All the personal finance nags who target latte consumption should check this out.

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Saving money in the kitchen
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Four low-cost foods that are good for you.

All he had to do was ask
How a personal finance blogger chopped 0.5 of a percentage point off the interest rate on his line of credit.

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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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