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Cost and Incentives of Canadas Carbon Tax

Cost and Incentives of Canada’s Carbon Tax

For many Canadians, there is no more heated topic at the moment than the carbon tax.  While there has been much yelling and gnashing of teeth, the actual raw impact...

Looking to Find Motivation to Get Your Butt In Gear? Count Your Saturdays

If you’re anything like me, or the other 7 billion-ish people on the planet, you’ve struggled to find motivation to get things done. Whether it’s exercising or avoiding dietary pitfalls...
Do We Suck at Personal Finance Because We Suck At Math

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...
Save Money by Going Back to the Future

Save Money by Going Back to the Future (Countering Present Bias)

Human beings are not naturally smart when it comes to money.   As much as I’d like to exclude you and I from that statement, statistically-speaking, most of us are...
5 Reasons Why Mortgage Insurance Is a Rip Off

5 Reasons Why Mortgage Insurance Is a Rip Off (and What To Do Instead)

Buying a home is one of, if not the largest investments you will make. It makes sense that you want to protect your mortgage with with life insurance but what...
A $31,000 Wedding Probably Isn’t Worth It

Hey, Ms/Mr Engagement Pictures: A $31,000 Wedding Probably Isn’t Worth It

I don’t think I’ll ever have an elaborate wedding. This is partly due to the fact that I haven’t met the right guy, but also because I’m suspicious of weddings....

The Best Valentine’s Day Gift of All? Having the Money Talk With Your Partner

What are you doing for your partner for Valentine’s Day? Going to a candlelit dinner at a favorite steakhouse? Buying a box of chocolates or a dozen long-stemmed roses, or...
Hacking the Shocking Cost of Bachelor_Bachelorette Parties

Hacking the Shocking Cost of Bachelor/Bachelorette Parties

Between a flight to Vegas, suites at Caesars Palace, bottle service at da klerb, matching tee-shirts or bathing suits, and the occasional pink inflatable in the shape of familiar genitalia,...

Paytm: Canada’s Best Bill Payment Service

Most Canadians pay their bills in one of three ways.  Either they: Receive a paper copy showing the amount they owe, write a cheque for the amount, put it in...

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