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Carrick on money: How to be frugal and still get a girlfriend

Date night: His girlfriend is a busy law student, but they take one night a week for each other. He acknowledges that were he to be married and have children the pressures on him would increase, but he also feels it might help as it would force him to take himself away from work more often.

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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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