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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.

Tips for single female home buyers
U.S. data shows single women are more likely than single men to buy a home. The first tip about affordability is key.

Is there such a thing as underspending
This blogger thinks so, and she makes a persuasive case. I'm a big believer in balance. Pay off debts and save, but don't punish yourself with extreme frugality.

Should you charge your adult kids rent?
A look at how two American families have handled the question of whether to charge rent when adult kids move back home.

The golden rule of budgeting
A blogger believes she's found the secret to making budgeting work.

More money
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