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Carrick on money: Housing market floats on a sea of money

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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.

Housing market floats on a sea of money

A smart take on how low interest rates and our willingness to exploit them have driven the housing market steadily higher.

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What if I won the lottery … ?

Here's what one blogger WOULDN'T do – return to work.

… And what if I weren't paying off debts?

A blogger asks the question: what would I be doing with my money if I didn't have debts to pay off.

Don't fear the reaper, investors

It says here that investors shouldn't make adjustments to their investment portfolios to prepare for September, the scariest month of the year for stocks.

How to play the U.S. stock market

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This analysis looks at arguments that U.S. stocks are both cheap and expensive, and suggests an exchange-traded fund to use as a way into high quality U.S. stocks.

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