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Rob Carrick's Reader: Why you're a hopeless shopper

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 you're a hopeless shopper
It's because you're bad at math. Here are 11 examples of how consumers misread or ignore the numbers in making buying decisions.

Housing prices: Look out below
Economist David Rosenberg, who returned to Canada a couple of years ago after a stretch on Wall Street, offers up some ammunition for those who believe Canada's housing market is headed for a fall.

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Money tips for high school grads
Great financial advice for graduating high school students from a 29-year-old blogger who's been there.

Eat healthy, save money
Tips for buying and handling food that will get you eating healthier and more frugally.

More money
Join the 14,000+ people who subscribe to my Facebook personal finance community for talk about investing, retirement, real estate, banking and other financial matters. I'm also on Twitter.

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