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Rich Dad Poor Dad Review

Rich Dad Poor Dad is the “quintessential” book for every person interested in personal finance, it seems.  Everyone has heard of it.  If you haven't, you've probably been living under a rock.  So this site needs the Rich Dad Poor Dad Review in my mind! I have read a few financial books and have always…

Me, Myself and Investors Group

My interest in all things “finance related” all kind of started a few years ago when I went to a “free investment education session” from work sponsored by Investors Group. They were showing us these fancy charts about how your money can be compounded when held in mutual funds. They asked each one of us…

HBP: Home Buyers Plan and LLP: Lifelong Learning Plan

This is another “bonus” for RRSP’s. I think I would definitely take advantage of it, if you have that much money saved up in your RRSP’s. The Home Buyers Plan The Canadian government recently up’d the amount from $20,000 withdrawal, to $25,000 this year (2009). The main catch is that you have to be a…

Hello Financial Blogging World!

Okay, so I'm entering the blogging world.  And am here to talk about money.  And saving.  And I am young.  Hence the title of my website “Young and Thrifty”… kinda like “the young and the restless”.  Catchy huh?  Thought you'd like that. So, it seems like the average “Generation Y” guy or gal doesn't know…