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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.

Cheap house for sale: Needs work
Some thoughts on getting into the housing market the cheap way – buy purchasing a fixer-upper.

Two ways to approach life insurance
A look at the differences between term insurance – that's what I use to ensure my family won't be financially whacked if I die – and permanent insurance.

Financial tips for same sex couples
Some thoughts on finding financial advice tailored to the needs of gay couples.

Protect your guaranteed income supplement
Advice for lower-income seniors on how to handle RRSPs and RRIFs, with specific attention paid to preserving maximum GIS benefits.

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