We waste about half of our food each year
For Canadians, about 51% of food gets wasted (thrown in the garbage) and Americans waste about 40%, and worldwide we waste about 1/3 of our food collectively. As Canadians, we tos
Clothes don’t make a person, but they sure speak before you do
Let’s get it out of the way that I loathe the concept of investment shopping. I really do. I hate it when people think that they HAVE to buy that $1000 pair of shoes because
Are you really High Maintenance?
Everyone is always talking about how people who like to spend money on looking nice, are high maintenance. I beg to differ. Someone who is high maintenance to me, is someone who: A
A (Hybrid) Minimalist’s Wallet as of June 2013 (Contents and Value)
You’d think minimalists just walk around with some keys and 2 credit cards right? WRONG. How impractical is that? Here’s what I carry around and feel is pretty practica
Filial Piety 101: How the giving back to your parents starts happening
I take this behaviour for granted because it is common in my culture, but apparently some of you folks do not know what it’s like to be in a culture that expects children to
Being rich doesn’t insulate you from having to live
The biggest misconception people have about money is that it will solve all your problems, and if you win something big, let’s say a lottery, or manage to sell all the stocks
Do you count on the lottery as part of your retirement plan?
My parents kind of do. Not as much as before, but I can see the desperation/hope in their eyes. At least, before I got a hold of their finances (all the papers they didn’t tr
We are happiest when we’re paid by the hour
Using cross-sectional data from the US, two studies found that income was more strongly associated with happiness for individuals paid by the hour compared to their non-hourly coun
You don’t desire what you have never had
My mom said this to me the other day when I was asking her about what it was like to grow up in poverty. I kept saying: I can’t imagine living like that, sleeping on a fruit
Why are people happiest earning $75,000?
The study came out in 2010 saying that people are happiest earning $75,000. According to a new study from Princeton University’s Woodrow Wilson School, it sort of does — up