The Productivity Project -- Time Logs

The Productivity Project: Time Logs

This week (Friday through yesterday), I decided to finally start a project I’ve been thinking of doing for awhile. The idea was simple but I knew that the execution would be tedious before I even began — I was going to track every…

How to Buy Your Way Into Canada

How to Buy Your Way Into Canada

Syria refugees and Vancouver/Toronto foreign buyers take up the bulk of our attention towards Canada’s immigration policies. I get it – these stories sell a lot of papers. No one bats an eye at the fact that a new…

Empowered Millennial Investor

Interesting Read: Empowered Millennial Investor

Instead of a blog post, I spent this weekend reading a book written by a fellow-McGill graduate. Empowered Millennial Investor (not an affiliate link) is a quick read at only 138 pages but covers Taxation, CPP/OAS, RRSPs/TFSAs, and has a…

Minimum Wage is the Absolute Worst Political Idea Ever

Minimum Wage is The Absolute Worst Political Idea Ever

I’ve only worked for minimum wage once in my life, and only for about a week. In university, I looked for a second part-time job and ended up working at a local Quizno’s. The hours were “come in whenever…

Collusion is Killing Canadian Consumers

Collusion is Killing Canadian Consumers

It’s really interesting to me how quickly society embraces new technology. Not even ten years smartphones were non-existent and just slightly more than the majority of people I worked with even had a cell phone. This was my cell phone in 2006, only to be…

Driving for Uber is Not a Job

Driving for Uber is Not a Job

Before anyone reads this post and gets offended, I am so pro-Uber it’ll make your head spin. If you think that Uber is ruining America or that people who drive for Uber have the right to sue, please click…

My Government Calculated Retirement Age

My Government Calculated Retirement Age

The government of Canada has a nifty tool on their website to help you plan your retirement age. The tool takes into consideration not only pension plans, retirement savings, employment earnings but also OAS (Old Age Security). GIS (Guaranteed…

How To Lower Your Cell Phone Bill In Canada

How to Lower Your Cell Phone Bill in Canada

Can we talk for a minute about how expensive it is to be complacent? Every, single, day I hear people complaining about their cell phone bill. Regardless of the actual problem fault is usually attributed to Rachel Notley or Bell or…

What We Can All Learn From Bernie Sanders

What We Can All Learn From Bernie Sanders

Rich or poor, conservative or liberal, Republican or Democrat, we can all learn from Bernie Sanders. The junior senator from Vermont has demonstrated fantastic human qualities throughout his Presidential campaign. These qualities are ones we should all seek to emulate if…

15 Airport Hacks to Make Your Travels More Bearable

15 Airport Hacks to Make Your Travels More Bearable

Hi guys! Guess what! My “use an iPad as a laptop while traveling” plan was great in theory (my bag is so light!) but horrible in practice. Thankfully the lovely Anum has stepped in and offered to guest post…