I spend a lot of time in malls. Not because I’m a shopaholic but because they’re connected to the metro, they were a warm way to walk to school, all the best coffee shops were in malls etc. Often, I wonder how certain shops make money. Obviously, stores like Dollarama make a killing and can [...]
I don’t usually do this but I really feel that this video is one of the top funniest things I’ve seen in a very long time (and money related!). It’s a bit cheap in terms of production:
The Wrong Financial Advisor
Every few years, the City of Montreal raises the rates on parking meters and customers and stores alike complain that the increase will drive business away and bankrupt the downtown core. Montreal is nothing if not dramatic.
The problem with the whole situation is that people complain — and then they continue [...]
Those who know me well know that I often get random ideas and become a bit obsessed with them. Today, while walking to lunch, I was thinking about what to do with my money now that I have no more tuition payments and I thought “Why not open a Tim Horton’s franchise?”
This is going to be a relatively short post but it is about something that I am very passionate about (as some people will tell you): There is no such thing as an overpriced item.
The very idea of overpriced is that the item that you want to buy is priced at [...]
Way back in 2004, I was a bit of a real estate nut. I used to watch HGTV like it was going out of style and loved watching house flipping shows, and real estate shows like Buy Me and House Hunters. As a math nerd, I was able to calculate mortgage payments out of various [...]
Almost unanimously, personal finance bloggers have made financial mistakes (disasters even) and are trying to correct them by setting goals and striving, through skipped lattes and late-night side hustles to reach those goals.
What? You don’t have goals?
Without goals, what is life exactly? We wake up, go to work and come [...]
I’ve been back from Europe for a few days now and have tabulated the total cost of my trip. The total is…:
My savings goal was $5 000 but I found cheaper airline tickets and decided to go with a friend [...]
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