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Carrick on money: A gallery of expensive housing markets

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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.

The gallery of expensive housing markets
A slideshow of the ten most expensive residential real estate markets in Canada.

The fine art of complaining
This research suggests that the more combative people are in disputes about customer service, the less likely it is that they have a good case.

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Comparison shopping made easy
A look at a new website called , where you can find the best deal on credit cards, mobile phone service and gas for your car.

Striking out with money
With the baseball season now over, let's look at five cases where highly paid players, and one team, ended up in bankruptcy .

More money
Join the 17,000+ people who subscribe to 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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Personal Finance Columnist

Rob Carrick has been writing about personal finance, business and economics for close to 20 years. He joined The Globe and Mail in late 1996 as an investment reporter and has been personal finance columnist since November 1998. Rob's personal finance columns appear in The Globe on Tuesday and Thursday, and his Portfolio Strategy column for investors appears on Saturday. More


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