A company takeover is everything but business as usual

December 4, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  A couple of months ago I announced my company is being sold to a competitor.  The sale started in September and it’s expected to close any day now, this is the definition of bad timing.  Who wants to go into the holidays worrying if they’re going to have a job in January? […]

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Why my gym membership will never be a waste

December 3, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Well it’s been two weeks since I joined the gym, remember that?  With our new apartment, increased rent and unpredictable hydro bill I won’t be setting travel as a personal goal in the New Year.  In 2015 I am going to focus on myself and that means less stress, looking good and […]

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What would you do with $500? Enter our cash giveaway

December 1, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  With the holidays are coming up wouldn’t it be great if you could have an extra $500 cash in your pocket?  I know I’d love it.  Well we’re giving away $500 cold hard cash to one lucky winner.  It’s easy…just keep reading and enter our cash giveaway below. If I won $500 […]

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Is It a Good Idea to Convert Your 401k to Gold?

November 30, 2014

These days, the market seems like it’s doing great. Bullish trends have assisted 2 of the 3 United States blue chip indices in breaking their all-time records several times over the past year; with the third posting incredible gains as well. However, as always, what goes up eventually has to go down. As a good […]

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Weekly roundup: Happy Black Friday

November 28, 2014

Good morning Dinks and Happy Black Friday.  If you’re out among the crowds today searching for the best deals I wish you all the best of luck.  I am at home and on my way to work.  I am more of an online shopper when it comes to mass crowds. I love a great deal […]

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Credit Tips from an Expert

November 27, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  Today we are busting credit myths with the one and only money maven Ellen Roseman.  You remember Ellen, right?  We gave away a copy of her book Fight Back: 81 Ways To Help You Save Money and Protect Yourself From Corporate Trickery last year.  She’s an advocate for consumer rights and she […]

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What I’m thankful for this Thanksgiving

November 26, 2014

  Photo Credit: Robert Hensley Good morning Dinks and Happy Thanksgiving.  Another year has passed and it’s time to look back on the past year and think about all the things we’re thankful for this year.  These are all the things I’m thankful for this year: My family, most of the time anyways.  My family […]

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I don’t have savings goals

November 24, 2014

Good morning Dinks.  It’s that time of the year again, time to start thinking about all the goals we achieved over the past year and time to start setting goals for the New Year.  So how did you do?  Did achieve your savings goal?  Did you max out your retirement accounts?  Did you pay off […]

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Weekly roundup: Snow, IRAs and small spaces

November 21, 2014

Happy Friday Dinks.  This week we had our first snow up here in Montreal and I wasn’t ready for it.  I guess it’s time to get out the ear muffs (yes I wear ear muffs) and winter coats.  I personally don’t adapt to the cold weather very well.  I’m one of those people who wear […]

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