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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.

My brain is a lame investor
Seven examples of how the increasingly influential field of behavioural finance explains why people undermine their investing results with bad decisions.

Look out below
A discussion of how to evaluate the downside risk in a mutual fund, an exercise that advisers and investors too often neglect.

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Mondo condo
A quick primer on what condo fees cover.

Here's a column I wrote last week on renting a condo instead of buying one, thereby avoiding condo fees and, worse, those dreaded special assessments to cover exception repairs and maintenance.

Scary Halloween spending
A credit counselling agencies counsels people on how not to overspend on Halloween. If it seems hard to believe that such a warning is necessary, check out the amounts families spend on average.

More money
Join the 17,000+ 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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