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Rob Carrick's Reader: Real estate bidding wars - a view from the trenches

The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

Real Estate Bidding Wars: A View From The Trenches

Here's a Q&A with a Toronto realtor on how sellers can try to get a bidding war going on their home.

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Getting More Air Miles Per Gallon

A list of 20 ways to get better value from the Air Miles customer loyalty program. These suggestions address recent changes made by Air Miles that have annoyed some of its cardholders.



How To Build A Budget

A survey on online budgeting spreadsheets for people who want to keep track of their spending.



The Suddenly Single Senior

How to plan ahead financially for the death of a spouse.



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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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