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Personal Finance Reader

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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.



Driving A Hard Bargain

A slideshow that presents 12 exceptions to the rule that buying a used car makes more financial sense than buying new.

Lexus, Mercedes and BMW are the leading brands for holding onto their value, according to this analysis of 2008 vehicles.

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The 70-Per-Cent Failure Rate

The Automobile Protection Association did a mystery shopping exercise where it sent cars with loose battery terminals to various garages for repair. The results were not a credit to the car repair business.



ING’s Mutual Funds

The Million Dollar Journey blog has reviewed the Streetwise index funds sold by ING Direct, which is better known for its online high interest savings account and mortgages.





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