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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.

Say OK to the latte
Five pieces of expert financial advice that serve people poorly. Included here is the old cliché about how cutting back on lattes is a big difference-maker.

And how much, exactly, does a latte cost?
Here's a chart comparing prices for countries around the world. Canada is closer to the bottom than the top.

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Party like it's 2008
Investors in both the United States and Canada have been returning to the stock market in recent months. Here's a warning about making the same mistakes that led to many people getting hammered in the 2008-09 market crash.

The Yankees pay moneyball
Austerity hits the New York Yankees major league baseball team, and fans are peeved.

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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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