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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.

Flightus Interruptus At Air Miles

Patrick Sojka of the Rewards Canada website provides a thorough explanation here of changes being applied to the Air Miles customer loyalty program. Air Miles announced this during the Christmas holidays, which tells us it wanted to bury the news as much as possible. You'll see why when you read this blog post.

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What's Ahead For Housing?

Here's a 2012 market forecast from Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp. turned into an infographic.

Five Dangers For Investors

Here's a list of international issues that could trip up the markets, including a conflict with Iran.

Painting Your Kitchen Green

Suggestions on the best values in green products for use around the home.

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