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Rob Carrick’s Reader: Wedding bells ring up the bills – for everybody

Please don't invite me to your wedding

Here's an entertaining rant against the cost of marriage – both getting married and being invited to other people's weddings.

Housing on the hot seat

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The message from this analysis in Maclean's about the housing markets in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver: Stay patient if you're looking to buy because there's a growing oversupply of homes in these cities that could send prices lower.

Avoid these makeup shopping mishaps

Tips for buying makeup without overspending.

How to erase yourself electronically

This video explains how to wipe the hard drive on your computer clean so you can safely recycle it. There's quite likely tons of personal data on your hard drive, including financial information.

More money

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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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