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Buy vs rent debate for young Canadians.

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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'm happily renting and not owning
A blogger offers a mix of practical and whimsical reasons why she and her partner are cool with renting for the next few years.

Is McDonald's a buy?
An investing website looks at efforts being made at McDonald's to address sagging sales. The shares are slumping, too, if anyone's looking for ideas on something to buy low.

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Why she paid $72 to fix some zippers
The zippers were on pants that were still perfectly good, this blogger says. So spending that much was actually a frugal decision.

Keep those wisdom teeth
This is important stuff if you have little or no dental coverage at work. It says here that the dental profession may be too quick to recommend removal of wisdom teeth.

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