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…

BIG Money Investment #2: Co-Working Spaces

BIG Money Investment #2: Co-Working Spaces

Oftentimes on the internet we read about how to start a business with little capital. I’m all for the $100 start-up and everything but something you have to think bigger. The last Wednesday of every month I’ll be writing about a…

Pizza 73 Franchise

Pizza Pizza: The Only Franchise I Would Buy

It’s Franchise Week on Vanessa’s Money! *This post is part of a series. For more posts on franchising, please click here* Oh man. If there’s anything I love in this world it’s pizza. I know that it’s up there on the…

Subway logo Worst Franchise

Subway: The Worst Franchise Ever

It’s Franchise Week on Vanessa’s Money! *This post is part of a series. For more posts on franchising, please click here*   I was in elementary school the first time I had a Subway sandwich and it was absolutely terrible.…