• Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

    Is Pet Insurance Worth It?

    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

    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 […]

  • Canadian Guide To U.S. Airports

    Canadian Guide To U.S. Airports

    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|16 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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Vamo Makes Multi-City Travel Easy

April 13th, 2015|10 Comments

Are you planning an overseas trip? What cities will you visit? London, Paris and Rome? How about a trip to Asia instead? Stopping over in Tokyo before seeing Hong Kong would be great, but can […]

  • how much does it cost to go to japan

How Much Does It Cost To Go To Japan?

April 8th, 2015|14 Comments

If you plan on travelling to Japan the  the first question most people ask is how much does it cost to go to Japan? A pretty important question since it’s really no secret that Japan is […]

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It’s Time For A Money Reality Check

April 6th, 2015|16 Comments

The majority of Canadians believe that they are financially fit. Even though our debt-to-income ratio is sitting at record high of 163.3% and the Canadian economy has been awful, we still don’t feel threatened, according to […]

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RRSP Update – Apr. 1, 2015

April 2nd, 2015|14 Comments

So I hit the $100K mark. In my last update I mentioned I was hoping to hit the 6 digit mark sometime this year, I just didn’t think it would happen so fast. I just turned 33 […]

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How To Find A Good Life Insurance Broker

March 30th, 2015|6 Comments

Finding the right life insurance broker is one of the most important steps in purchasing life insurance. It can mean the difference between getting the perfect policy and buying something you’ll regret a few years […]

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Debt Free Friday – Plumbing, Produce, and Wi-Fi

March 27th, 2015|11 Comments

It’s debt free Friday! I’ve actually been on a bit of a spending binge as of late since I’m securing all the things I need for my trip to Japan. I booked some of my […]

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How To Stay In Touch With Loved Ones Abroad

March 26th, 2015|1 Comment

I love to travel. I’m fortunate and grateful that I’m able to travel often and far. What a lot of people don’t realize is that there are setbacks to being a traveler too.

Language barriers, not […]

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Canadian Student Loan Options

March 24th, 2015|2 Comments

The cost of a post-secondary education seems to be increasing every year; fortunately getting a Canadian student loan is a pretty straight forward process through the Government of Canada.

The federal government essentially offers 2 Canadian […]

  • cost of raising a child in canada

The Cost Of Raising A Child In Canada

March 23rd, 2015|6 Comments

I’m at the age now where all my peers are having children. Friends who were never active on Facebook or Instagram all of sudden have plenty to share. I’m happy for you, I really am, […]

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