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Home for rent. (Photos.com)
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Carrick on money: Taking a pass on home ownership Add to ...

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

Taking a pass on home ownership
Will the student debts taken on by members of Generation Y combine with a weak job market to make them “career renters?” Some thoughts here from the American experience, which could well be a trendsetter for Canada.

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Would you ______ for money?
A blogger muses about the crazy things people do to earn a living.

The dinosaur on my desk
This article on how tablets are poised to start outselling PCs caught my eye at a time when I’m considering replacing the tired, slower-by-day computer we’ve had at home for at least the past four years.

Intel is planning to bring a tablet costing less than $100 (U.S.) to market by Christmas. Will consumers accept a cheap, “good enough” product?

More money
Join the 31,000+ people who subscribe to my Facebook personal finance community for talk about investing, retirement, real estate, banking and other financial matters. I’m also on Twitter.

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