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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.

He's saving 10 per cent, but it's not enough
A blogger figures he'll need to save 20 per cent of net income to reach his goal of retiring in his 50s.

What a year without clothes did for me
A blogger called Mrs. Frugalwoods assures us she wore clothes in 2014, but she didn't buy any. Here's how her finances benefited.

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Living paycheque to paycheque
Profiles of four Toronto residents surviving on Ontario's $11 per hour minimum wage.

Gen Y: Here's where you should be spending money
Advice here on how to allocate your money when you're a young adult with limited resources. This is a U.S. perspective, but it applies equally in Canada. Roth IRAs are like TFSAs.

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