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Carrick on money: Why I don’t say ‘We can’t afford that’

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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.

Why I don't say 'We can't afford that'
A blogger makes some great points here about how our success in saving and spending can be affected by the language we use to describe it.

Tips for cheap, happy travel
The HowtoSaveMoney.ca blog on cheap cell phone and data plans for U.S. travel and on "travel hacks" that will make your flight and hotel stay more enjoyable.

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The lighter side of debt
The Onion's take on what's good about having a massive student debt.

So you think you want a variable-rate mortgage
A mortgage agent says here that variable rate mortgages are not as easy to qualify for as a fixed rate mortgage.

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