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Carrick on money: Kids say the darndest things (about 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.

Kids say the darndest things about money
The bank ING Direct put together these video clips of kids being interviewed about money and saving. Cute stuff.

Investing in mortgages
Here's an appropriately cautious look a mortgage investment corporations, or MICs, which are a high-yielding investment based on mortgages.

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Goodbye, billions
Brazil's richest man saw his fortune decline by 97 per cent in less than two years. Here's the story.

On a smaller, sadder note, here's the story of a Canadian $10-million lottery winner who spent it all in 10 years..

Cheap eats in Toronto
A list of 11 bars and restaurants where you can eat well on the cheap.

More money
Join the 31,000+ 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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