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Carrick on money: Will your bank make you a fall guy on fraud?

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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 your bank make you a fall guy on fraud?
If fraudulent charges appear on your credit card, who's responsible? Check out this CBC report to see the sometimes complicated answer.

Less money, more time
Personal finance writer Ramit Sethi on how a lower paying job with a shorter commute can make sense if it gives you more time and a better quality of life. "Who wants to make decisions only for money?" he asks.

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Call it the Toronto tax
New York and Chicago have city sales taxes. Now, there's talk that Toronto should consider one to pay for transit and other projects.

Your candy budget
At a buck a pop, a chocolate bar still seems an affordable indulgence. Here's a list of the 13 most influential candy bars of all time.

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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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