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Babies, renos and retirement: Top investing videos of 2012

Rob Carrick explored compelling topics in this year's Let's Talk Investing videos. Here are your favourites

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How much do babies really cost? Start planning now, says finance expert Rubina Ahmed-Haq. You'll spend almost $10,000 on your baby's first year. Watch video

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Working 9 to 5 at the age of 80. If we're living to age 90 or 100, does it make sense that we'll be working longer? Watch video

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Which renos offer the best payback when you sell? Kitchen, bathroom, landscaping - you might be surprised by what adds the most to the resale value of your home. Watch video

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Maternity leave and other benefits for new parents. Rob Carrick looks at the cost of a nanny, how to take advantage of the RESP and applying for the universal child care benefit. Watch video

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A guide to working into retirement. What's the ideal model for a senior who wants to keep working? Watch video

Catherine Yeulet

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How the wealthy invest. What motivates rich investors, and how many have advisers? Watch video

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Are seniors a financial drain on society? Is the fastest-growing segment of the population a burden to the economy or are they net contributors, asks Rob Carrick Watch video

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Just how overvalued is the housing market? With the price of homes outpacing the increase in incomes, Rob Carrick finds out if we're heading for a collapse Watch video

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Signs you have a lame adviser. Rob Carrick points out some of the red flags you should look out for. Watch video

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Why you should consider a 10-year fixed mortgage. Why are 10-year mortgages are being talked about now when not too long ago they were ignored? Watch video

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