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Carrick on money: Teen sues parents for not funding her education

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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.

Teen sues parents for not funding her education
Watch this video to hear about a New Jersey 18-year-old who is taking her parents to court for refusing to pay the cost of private high school and college.

Dad was a bit of a skinflint
A blogger recalls his father's frugal ways.

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The financial trauma of divorce
A mortgage broker writes from personal experience about the major financial impact of divorce.

Trim that hedge
The case against using exchange-traded funds with currency hedging for exposure to U.S. and international markets is made here.

More money
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