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There's no lack of advice on the Internet. Thousands of blog posts are pounded out daily by an army of bloggers. But, not all of them will help make you money. For that you need to read a financial blog. A good one. To track down the best the Web has to offer, we asked our Globe bloggers, columnists, the Canadian Capitalist and hedge fund manager Howard Lindzon to share their favourites. Our online poll will let you vote for your top picks. And in the comments section, add any name you think we overlooked. The polls close at noon (ET), Monday, July 6.

HOWARD LINDZON

Howard Lindzon is a Canadian portfolio manager at Lindzon Capital Partners in Phoenix. His blog is howardlindzon.com.

Abnormal Returns

http://abnormalreturns.com

'Good theme of daily financial links. Simple to follow and get caught up.'

Crossing Wall Street

http://www.crossingwallstreet.com

'Eddy Elfenbein is a pro and finds great tidbits that make up for a lot of the long drivel you must get through on other financial blogs.'

iBankCoin

http://www.ibankcoin.com

'I am always in pursuit of financial and stock truth and humour and Fly always brings it.'

StockTwits Blog

http://blog.stocktwits.com

'I am biased but Phil Pearlman runs a great community and blog for our real-time Twitter idea site.'

ZeroBeta

http://zerobeta.wordpress.com

'So angry, and bearish and mostly right on the fundamentals. I read it when I am cranky.'

CANADIAN CAPITALIST

Ram Balakrishnan is an Ottawa engineer and the man behind the Canadian Capitalist personal finance blog: www. Financial DIY

http://canadianfinancialdiy.blogspot.com

'Meticulously and thoroughly researched posts ... A hidden gem of the blogging world.'

Michael James on Money

http://michaeljamesmoney.blogspot.com

'Clear and intelligent analysis and discussion of personal finance topics.'

Million Dollar Journey

http://www.milliondollarjourney.com

'An anonymous, self-confessed obsessive-compulsive money blogger asks readers to tag along on his journey.'

Thicken My Wallet

http://www.thickenmywallet.com/blog/wp

'Detailed posts on personal finances, investing, small business and even legal issues from a recovering lawyer turned entrepreneur.'

Where Does All My Money Go?

http://www.wheredoesallmymoneygo.com

'In addition to staples such as discussions on investing, Preet Banerjee's blog also features juicy insider tidbits from the financial industry.'

ROB CARRICK

Rob Carrick is the personal finance columnist for The Globe and Mail.

Canadian Mortgage Trends

http://canadianmortgagetrends.typepad.com

'Essential reading if you need a mortgage to finance a home purchase, or you're renewing an existing mortgage.'

Four Pillars

http://www.four-pillars.ca

'A wide ranging, jargon-free personal finance and investing blog for everyday people.'

The Dividend Guy

http://www.thedividendguyblog.com

'It's still a basic fact of investing that dividends are a wonderful thing. Use this blog to make yourself smarter about dividend investing.'

Wealthy Boomer

http://network.nationalpost.com/np/blogs/wealthyboomer

default.aspx

'When you want something a little savvier and more opinionated, try this blog from National Post columnist Jonathan Chevreau.'

Million Dollar Journey

http://www.milliondollarjourney.com

'This blog tends to dig a little deeper into its topics with case studies and detailed examples. The author hopes to build a net worth of $1-million by age 35. Good luck, smart guy.'

ANDREW WILLIS AND BOYD ERMAN

Andrew Willis writes the Streetwise blog for The Globe and Mail.

Boyd Erman is The Globe's capital markets reporter.

DealBook

http://dealbook.blogs.nytimes.com

'The DealBook knows what the all players in the M&A world are up to and can spot a trend.'

Wellington Financial

http://www.wellingtonfund.com/blog

'This is still what financial blogging is about. It's insightful, and it's got attitude, with opinions always backed up by fact.'

Footnoted.org

http://www.footnoted.org

'Great for digging up the capers and chicanery that companies hide in plain sight in their regulatory filings.'

Crossing Wall Street

http://www.crossingwallstreet.com

'Hard data, interesting charts, lots of perspective and a sense of humour set this blog apart.'

DAVID BERMAN

David Berman writes the Market Blog at Globeinvestor.com.

Bespoke Investment Group

http://bespokeinvest.typepad.com/bespoke

'Number crunchers extraordinaire. Want to know how the S&P 500 performs on Fridays before long weekends? They'll tell you.'

Stocks To Watch Today

blogs.barrons.com/stockstowatchtoday/?mod=djm_bol_blogobrien300x250

'Short, zippy, fascinating takes on U.S. stocks that are in the news. From Barron's.'

Humble Student of the Markets

http://humblestudentofthemarkets.blogspot.com

'Cam Hui looks at the big picture when it comes to equity markets and what's moving them. Sophisticated but highly accessible.'

Footnoted.org

http://www.footnoted.org

'What a charming concept. Scour the footnotes of SEC filings to unearth what companies are trying to hide.'

Crossing Wall Street

http://www.crossingwallstreet.com

'For four years, a long time in this business, Eddy Elfenbein has been treating readers with a mix of charts and sharp observation.'

CHAYA COOPERBERG

Chaya Cooperberg works in

investor relations for a publicly traded Canadian company and writes The Globe's Home Cents blog.

Squawkfox

http://www.squawkfox.com

'Unapologetically girly at times, Kerry Taylor covers anything and everything from thrifty vegetarian meal plans (complete with cookbook-worthy pictures) to exchange-traded funds.'

Million Dollar Journey

http://www.milliondollarjourney.com

'Knowledgeable, well-researched and well-sourced entries on a vast array of topics. His posts on saving and spending are especially insightful and relevant for families.'

Queercents

http://www.queercents.com

'Queercents ("We're here, We're queer, and We're not going Shopping without Coupons") is my top alternative personal finance blog pick.'

The Digerati Life

http://www.thedigeratilife.com/blog

'The Silicon Valley Blogger takes you on a journey of saving and spending and doesn't shy away from hard-core investing discussions.'

Money Under 30

http://www.moneyunder30.com

'I enjoy this site and its advice for the "young and ambitious" because I like to think that I still fit that description.'

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