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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.

Men save more, women save better
A U.S. study shows that women save more than men for retirement and will be better able to live within their means.

Seven home improvements that cost less than a fancy dinner
Fresh paint, a new shower curtain and more.

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The rich lady at the top of the hill
Elizabeth Gilbert, the author of Eat, Pray, Love, talks about the unintended consequences of suddenly becoming rich.

Credit cards for tuition bills
You can now use TD reward points toward tuition costs at more than 75 post-secondary institutions across Canada or to pay off student debt through Ontario and Alberta provincial programs. You can also use Aeroplan points.

More money
Join the people who are part of 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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