• Unspoken Rules of Public Transportation

    Unspoken Rules of Public Transportation

    I love public transportation, I take it whenever I can, but there’s a ton of things people do that annoy me about it. Okay maybe it’s some of things that people do while taking transit that drives […]

  • 10 Tips To Save Money At Restaurants

    10 Tips To Save Money At Restaurants

    I love to eat out, who doesn’t? The experience and the taste is just something I can’t get at home. The problem is, eating out tends to be the biggest expenses in our budgets when […]

  • Jordan Travel Blog: City Of Petra

    Jordan Travel Blog: City Of Petra

    A while back I shared my Jordan travel blog and talked about what a stunning kingdom it is. For most people, the only thing they know about Jordan is Petra. Inducted as a UNESCO World Heritage Site […]

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Know When To Spend More Money

May 18th, 2015|8 Comments

Rarely do I encourage people to spend more money, but there are quite a few situations where spending might actually help ones sanity. Saving is great but if you’re sacrificing everything else just to meet […]

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What Is Uber, And Should You Use It?

May 14th, 2015|4 Comments

Uber’s been around for quite some time now, but yet many people still have no idea what it’s all about. Politicians seem to always complain about it, and every so often you hear about how “dangerous” […]

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Questions To Ask Your Financial Advisor

May 11th, 2015|4 Comments

Earlier in the year I wrote about how to find a good financial advisor which focused on fee only and fee-based advisors. Very few of us will start off at that level so I wanted […]

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Summer Travel Ideas For Canadians

May 7th, 2015|12 Comments

The weak Canadian dollar has left many Canadians scrambling for new summer travel ideas, but there’s many locations that still offer incredible value. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing beach, a new destination to explore, […]

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Parents Don’t Like Free Government Money

May 4th, 2015|10 Comments

Canadian parents don’t like free government money. 47% of parents have yet to open a Registered Education Savings Plan (RESP) according to a new survey by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada. An RESP is easily […]

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How To Get An Emergency Canadian Passport

April 30th, 2015|4 Comments

Getting an emergency Canadian passport can be a stressful process but depending on your location and circumstances, it can be pretty easy. Regardless of your situation there are currently two passport options available to Canadians. A […]

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Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

April 27th, 2015|15 Comments

Pet insurance is pretty straight forward, you pay a monthly premium and in the event that your pet needs medical attention, your insurance will cover it. Of course it’s never this simple; costs can differ depending […]

  • Summer things to do in Toronto

Summer Things To Do In Toronto

April 23rd, 2015|8 Comments

Toronto’s been getting a lot of love this year. Lonely Planet named it one of the best cities to visit in 2015, and Toronto is ready to show the world what it has to offer […]

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Canadian Guide To U.S. Airports

April 22nd, 2015|0 Comments

We’ve all heard about cheap flights from U.S. airports but how much are we really saving? My post today appears at the Travel Underwriters blog where I find out what the options are for Canadians.

If you live […]

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We’re Terrible At Buying Things

April 20th, 2015|10 Comments

We suck at buying things, we’re literally wired this way. According to psychological science, there are 2 common things about human nature:

We don’t always act in our best interests
We’re easily manipulated

We may not even realize […]

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Do You Have A Realistic Budget?

April 16th, 2015|18 Comments

Budgeting is a real issue for many people. I personally take budgeting very seriously, but I’ve noticed some people use budgets as a way to justify their spending.

In the last couple of weeks a viral blog post titled […]

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Peer-To-Peer Lending Comes To Canada

April 14th, 2015|7 Comments

Social trends are changing the way we do business on a daily basis. Peer-to-peer services such as Airbnb and Uber are often portrayed in a negative way, but the reality is, they offer something people want and […]

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