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Carrick on money: My investment’s in the toilet

Flushing Money Down the Toilet

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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 investment's in the toilet
A Barrie, Ont., lawyer pays $5,300 for a toilet from the old Toronto Maple Leafs dressing room in Maple Leaf Gardens. It was a bargain - he was willing to spend $10,000.

Is financial literacy sinking in?
The jury is out on whether financial education helps people make better money decisions, a Harvard professor says in this Q&A.

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Goodbye Florida, hello Spain
To help get its struggling housing market moving, Spain is proposing to offer a permanent residency to anyone who buys a house or apartment worth more than $200,000.

Test your cereal acumen
Can you identify these 20 breakfast cereals? A lifetime's heavy cereal consumption helped me score 19 out of 20.

More money
Join the 18,000+ 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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