Personal Finance Reader

The drip-drip of wasted money in your life

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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.

The Drip-Drip Of Wasted Money In Your Life

Lottery tickets, ignoring car maintenance and other bad habits that can cost you money.



Bargain Biceps, Cut-Rate Abs

A list of exercises, complete with videos, that will get you in shape without having to spend money on equipment or gym memberships.

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Restaurant Rules

Make sure the money you spend on a nice meal out is worth it:

Tips from restaurant veterans on how to gracefully handle situations like sending a meal back and asking for the cheque.

How to tell where your waiter is by the amount left in your drink.



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