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Carrick on money: 35-year-old completes his million dollar journey

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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.

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35-year-old financial blogger completes his million dollar journey
The guy behind the Million Dollar Journey blog has for years been chronicling his attempt to reach $1-million in net worth. Read here about how he reached that goal and the advice he has for others to reach their financial goals.

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Fifteen things you need to know about insurance
A roundup of sensible tips for buying life insurance.

A case is made here that term life insurance is a perfectly good choice to protect your dependents in case you die, even though you'll most likely not ever use it. The author argues that police offers don't complain about wearing bullet-proof vests if they don't get shot.

Men, the short suit is coming
U.S. retailers are staring to sell suits for men that come with short pants. They start in the $400 (U.S.) range.

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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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