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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.

Dumbest renovation blunders ever
Consumer Reports talked to homeowners to about their worst remodeling mistakes and here's what they said.

Money mistakes the boomers made
Baby boomers are sometimes portrayed as financial fat cats, but it says here that they have their fair share of regrets about money.

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All the money in the world
This amazing infographic illustrates how much money is sunk into everything from global health care to prostitution to the U.S. foreign debt.

Foiled again!
Ten offbeat uses for aluminum foil.

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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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