How should you calculate how much you need to save for retirement?
What I struggled with before was trying to figure out how much as a dollar amount I needed to save. It’s really hard to think about how much you might need in the future: Did
Spend your money where you want to spend the most of your time
You know the saying “put your money where your mouth is”? This is exactly it. Like going on vacations? Save your money for them by cutting out other unnecessary expense
Recipe: Buckwheat Soba with Freshly Shelled Peas and a Zucchini Miso Dressing (Vegan)
Just the other day, I came up with a recipe on the fly. I had seen some peas still in their pods ready to be shelled, and remembered on an episode of Top Chef how Jacques Pepin jus
Investing Series: What does market capitalization (market cap) really mean?
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- All it means is how big t
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
Learn anything in 20 hours with this 4-Step method
An excellent TED talk by Josh Kaufman on how you can learn anything in 20 hours: Here is his 4-step breakdown 1. Deconstruct the skill What makes up the entire skill? What are the
A Day in India (Video)
I’ll freely admit that I have absolutely no interest whatsoever in visiting India, but I do enjoy “traveling” through the eyes of someone else. It’s very co
Making the switch from Google Reader to an alternative method / reader
All right folks, it’s time. Time to let go of the Google Reader apron strings and pick a new RSS reader .. *sob*.. All of us RSS freaks are heartbroken while the rest of the
Investing Series: What does beta mean?
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- Beta is something that fi