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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.

Never say this word to a stay-at-home parent
The word is "allowance," and it shouldn't be used to describe money set aside for a stay-at-home parent to spend.

RESPs, from start to spend
A concise overview of how to set up and contribute to a registered retirement education savings plans, a too-often overlooked savings vehicle that parents and grandparents can use to help their kinds pay for a post-secondary education.

Do cars make the man or woman?
This is an interesting little nugget from a website for real estate agents. It looks at the question of whether an agent needs a flashy car to be successful. One agent relates a personal experience that essentially says "yes."

Differing views are collected here on whether you should try to make a statement with the car you drive, or simply be sensible.

What your car says about your politics.

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