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Rich person, tight-fisted holding money.George Doyle

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

He's a victim of his family's wealth
The term affluenza was coined by a psychologist to describe the background of a 16-year-old from a well-to-do family who was involved in a hideous car accident that left four people dead. The psychologist said the young man had grown up without repercussions for bad behavior.

I blew my vacation budget and I'm fine with it
A personal finance blogger explains here what he did when he went over budget on his recent family vacation. It was the food and drink bill that did him in, by the way.

Choosing the right dividend ETF
The research director at a money management firm that uses exchange-traded funds blogs here about the factors to consider when choosing an ETF that holds dividend stocks.

Crazy kitchen gadgets no one needs
The twinkie maker, egg cuber and more.

More money
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