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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.

When a Canadian buys a U.S. home
A mortgage planner answers a question asked by a woman who is moving to the United States and wants to know how to finance a home purchase there.

My expensive suit
A blogger talks about whether it was worth buying a $1,000 suit that doesn't fit him any more. He says yes, because it helped him get into an MBA program.

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When it comes to investing, millennials are conservatives
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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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