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Potential buyers walk past real estate signs as they arrive an open house in the Kitsilano neighbourhood in Vancouver, British Columbia, Sunday, June 9, 2013.

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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 a hot housing market victimizes the young
This scathing opinion piece looks at how young Vancouver residents are being locked out of a housing market where prices keep rising.

Here's a recent column I wrote in answer to a millennial's question of whether he can afford to buy a house.

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25 is the new 21
Financial independence is coming later for young adults, the Atlantic reports.

A millennial's best friends are mom and dad
Here's some good news for parents of millennials who are moving home – family bonds are stronger.

The cost to moms when kids move home
This video explains how moms' work around the house increases when adult kids return home. The impact on dads? Not much.

Gen Y's take on group benefit plans
Companies are adapting their group benefit plans to appeal to the growing number of young adult workers. That means more focus on prevention, including incentives for maintaining good health.

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