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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.

Will banks get spanked in a housing implosion?
Financial stocks have had a very good 2013 and now account for about 35 per cent of the S&P/TSX composite index. Here, you'll find a video and a stock chart that raise questions about what will happen to bank stocks if our housing market declines. The video focuses on the risks in the Toronto condo market.

The Vancouver condo market has some challenges as well. This blog posts breaks down how much money you might have lost if you bought a condo in the city back in 2009.

What to buy when you're expecting
The newborn essentials checklist, from a frugal Mom blogger

Stuff your financial adviser should tell you
A blogger says advisers should be talking to their clients about these 10 key points. Some good conversation starters here for clients and their advisers.

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