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Carrick on Money: The millionaire’s handbook

A 24,000 Square foot mansion located at 90 Rocmary Place in Vaughan, is up for sale. It’s the most expensive home that’s ever been put on the market in Vaughan -- and a style of abode on the brink of extinction.

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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.

How to spend like a millionaire
A young blogger says here that spending like a millionaire means cutting unnecessary expenses and investing the rest.

Super-rich guy compares Obama to Hitler
A little fun is had here at the expense of Tom Perkins, a Silicon Valley venture capitalist who has a problem with U.S. president Barak Obama.

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The six biggest estate planning mistakes by NFL players
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Expensive homes, expensive cars
Sales of million-dollar homes have surged in the United States. Here in Canada, sales of expensive luxury cars are charging ahead.

The world's top hotels
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Personal finance tips from evil millionaires
What we can learn from Bernie Madoff et al.

More money
Join the 35,000+ 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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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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