Things I already do that are eco-friendly and good for the environment
This is going to sound a bit like a granola-crunching post, but it is something that has been on my mind for the past 4 years. It’s not so much that I want to turn into a hip
Top 5 Mistakes Freelancers Make
Here are some rather common mistakes made by freelancers that you should probably try and avoid. 1. FORGETTING TO INVOICE YOUR CLIENT You’re laughing in disbelief at this, bu
Western education is going down the toilet
So in a follow-up to my post about how we should stop seeing it as a bad thing to fail, I thought I’d share some observations I’ve had over the years of watching my mot
What do Canadians buy and spend their money on average? (2011)
StatsCan released some numbers on what Canadians spent in 2011. Their average Gross Income = $55,151 After taxes of $10,633, they have about $44,518 to spend. Click to biggify The
23andMe DNA Kit and Genetic Mapping Review
I got it for a deal for $99 on sale, and shipping cost $60 to Canada (return shipping included). Results will be posted online to my account, so no need to wait for any paper. I or
Investing Series: How does the capital gains tax work in Canada?
This is a part of the Investing Series. ————————————————- A common misconception I
The money mindset and traits of self-made millionaires
So Over Debt had a guest post that listed out traits of millionaires: Millionaires Possess Self-Motivation and Drive Millionaires Save Their Money Millionaires Invest in the Stock
Who are the top 1% in Canada?
The magic number from 2010 numbers is that you have to earn $201,400 to be considered in the top 1% of Canada. Via That means about $16,783.33 a month as an income. The rest (inclu
What bothers me the most about eating meat – the hypocrisy
I am by no means a 100% vegetarian or a vegan, but what bothers me the most about people who eat meat, are the ones who say things like: “YUCK! I can’t stand seeing tha
When did it become taboo to fail and recognize your limits?
I’ve been thinking a lot lately. Mostly reflecting on random things, and it struck me one day that as a society, we’re pretty comfortable with being average or mediocre