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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.

No Thanks, I'm on a Strict Budget

Seven ways to fight peer pressure to spend money.

Buy Car, Save Money

How the author of the Sustainable Personal Finance blog saved over $9,300 buying a 2011 Subaru Outback Limited in the United States instead of here at home.


A thorough guide to RRSP basics from financial educator Jim Yih.

Here's are some Let's Talk Investing videos on retirement topics that I shot with Jim:

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