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
Comparing Point and Shoot Digital Cameras: Canon G12, Canon S95 and Sony RX100
This is a comparison of these three digital point-and-shoot cameras because I am a normal person who uses this camera for normal photos, not for professional photographs. So aside
Investing Series: How to move your RRSP or TFSA account from a bank like TD Canada Trust to Questrade
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- By the way, this is infor
Organized Desktop: Keep it clean, neat and blank!
Nothing irritates me more than a cluttered desktop. Any more than 5 files and I start twitching. I use my desktop as the temporary space for files, pictures, anything I don’t
Is it worth it to be self-employed in Canada and getting maternity or sick leave benefits?
As a self-employed person living in Canada, I pretty much assume the following: If I am sick while on contract, I lose money (I charge by the hour; no show, no pay) If I have to ta
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
Would you buy a home with a friend?
So I was watching Property Virgins the other day (What?! Just because I don’t want to buy a home doesn’t mean I am not interested..), and there was a couple who was buy
FINRA: A basic personal finance / money management quiz
Take this financial literacy quiz. It is only 5 questions and took me less than a minute to read and click all of the 5 answers. (By the way….PF Bloggers, I’m holding y
Investing Series: What are ECN (Electronic communication networks) Fees?
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- Sometimes you will hear t