Do We Suck at Personal Finance Because We Suck At Math?

“I just don’t get Math!” “Well, there is no use studying math, you’re either good at it or you’re not.” “When will I ever use this in the real world anyway?” As a high school teacher I hear complaints about math constantly (well… I just hear many complaints period).  There is this widespread general attitudeContinue ReadingContinue Reading

youngandthrifty April 2014 net worth update $332,100 (+0.8%)

Since last month, investments that I have purchased have been doing pretty good already (everything in the green, woot!).  CPD which was not doing very well also picked up and I am in the green again. I am already in vacation withdrawal and it seems so far away.  I had all these plans of cookingContinue ReadingContinue Reading

15 Steps to Knowing Personal Finance as Well as Eh Canadian

Canadians are some of the biggest personal finance buffs in the world.  Everyone says so.  I mean what other conclusions can you draw given that our media keeps telling us that our net worth numbers are constantly rising and that our large banks’ performance in the middle of a recession were amazing?  As Canadians, weContinue ReadingContinue Reading

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