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Carrick on money: How to help your teen land a summer job

Post-secondary students say competition for summer jobs is fierce, and the hunt has already started. One career coach from the University of Calgary says many students sell themselves short by downplaying their accomplishments.

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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 help your teen land a summer job
Five tips for parents, including: Network with everyone you know.

When your parents can't look after themselves
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The coming junk bond implosion
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