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Carrick on money: Nine signs you’re in debt denial

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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.

Nine signs you're in debt denial
You bought a house expecting your income to rise later. Instead, your debt has risen sharply in the past year.

The investment industry at its ugliest
CBC reports on an Ontario couple that gave some proceeds from the sale of their house to a mutual fund salesman who forged their signature to buy high-risk investments. The company that employed this guy has ignored a ruling from the Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments to compensate the couple.

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Short-term thinking about long-term care
A U.S. survey finds that people in their 40s are more likely to have planned their funeral than how they will be cared for in old age.

A Christian money guru's paranoid world
A look at Dave Ramsey, A U.S. personal finance guy who preaches a biblically-based gospel of "financial peace."

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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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