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Carrick on money: Cloth diapers paid my kid’s university tuition

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Cloth diapers paid my kid's university tuition

This Squawkfox blog post concludes that making the switch from disposable to cloth diapers could save your family a stunning $1,799.09 (or 77 per cent) on diapering a single child. Over three years, that roughly adds up to the average university tuition in Canada.

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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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