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Here are 16 Last Minute Tax Tips for Year End

I'm not actually sure what the current mistress count for Tiger Woods is, but last I checked, it was 16.  I thought I would write up a post about the last minute tax tips before the end of the year to help decrease your tax burden. For an easy way to make sure you get…

Want cheap groceries but too lazy to look through the flyers?

A generalization of Generation Y (read: 20-somethings) is that we want things done fast, done now, right away, no time to wait….er…did I lose your attention already? Generation Y are internet and techonology savvy (everyone at work is AMAZED at my typing speed. AMAZED. I honestly do not think I type that fast) so we…

youngandthrifty 2009 Year-End Net Worth update

2009 is coming to an end.  I can't believe it's been a year already… I can't believe we're heading into 2010! (Vancouver is going to be a gong show in 2010, by the way with the Olympics.  I just know it.) Here's an update on my financial status: Total Net Worth: $79,300 Here's the breakdown:

Why isn't Generation Y saving any money?

I was checking this post by Studenomics that talked about why Twenty Somethings are not saving money and being of the same generation Y/ 20 something category, I got to thinking… In the past, Canadians have traditionally saved about 10% of their gross income and stashed it away in their piggy banks. Currently, the savings…

How to save money and make money with gift cards

Christmas is fast approaching (it's less than two weeks away- eek!).  In the past few years, gift cards have been a thoughtful and welcome addition to give and receive as Christmas presents.  In Canada, now gift cards “won't go bad” because you can sell gift cards.  The retailers were making big bucks on them because…