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Carrick's Reader: Travel: A triple happiness whammy for each dollar spent

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A man rides a horse at Karachi's beach area in Pakistan on Monday, Feb 27, 2012. (AP Photo/Shakil adil) (Shakil Adil/Shakil Adil/AP Photo)

The best of the web on money, markets and all things financial, as chosen daily by Globe and Mail personal finance columnist Rob Carrick.

Travel: A Triple Happiness Whammy For Each Dollar Spent The author of a book on time management turns her attention to money and how to make better spending decisions. She says travel is “splurgeworthy” because “you’ll anticipate the experience beforehand, live through the adventure, and then savor the memory afterwards.” That’s your triple happiness whammy.

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No Doughnut Holes Here A look at the success Tim Horton’s has had with its Roll Up The Rim To Win customer loyalty promotion, now in its 26th year.





Stock Markets: Fine For Now, But What’s Next? Jim Rogers, renowned investor and commodities enthusiast, explains in this video why he isn’t buying into the current stock market rally. He thinks it’s fuelled by government stimulus, and that 2013 and 2014 are going to be rough years.





Breaking The Rules And Making Big Money Don’t diversify, ignore the economy and think in terms of decades, not quarters. That’s how an obscure Utah-based money manager named Allan Mecham has generated huge investment returns over the past 10 years.









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