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Carrick on Money Carrick on money: Strange things happen to men in their 40s

A variety of Topps Co. trading cards are displayed on March 6, 2007. In the 1950s, Sy Berger was the man who conceived the first prototype for the modern baseball card, turning Topps into a name synonymous with baseball-card culture.

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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.

Strange things happen to men in their 40s
All about the things men buy when the passage of time starts to unnerve them.

His parents called him boring
This family is living a frugal lifestyle by having no TV or cable. Does that make them boring? The family members think so.

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RESPs are not complicated, folks
A personal finance blogger does a nice job here of dissecting a new registered education savings plan option. He's not impressed.

Mortgage vs. RRSP? Here's how to decide
A few different ways to attack this question are discussed in this article.

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