By the time I can no longer denied the necessity of buying a car, I realized it wasn’t that hard when you have people that can help you out find the right car. When it comes to finding a cheap car insurance in Canada, I didn’t do well in getting the best deal as a… [Read More]
Not too long ago I was fortunate to learn about the Centre for Newcomers (a settlement agency in Calgary, Alberta) through a friend. At that time we were both caregivers who are interested in learning new things. She took a money management workshops at the centre and determined to have me do the same. It… [Read More]
You may call it serendipity. But it is way better than Kate Beckinsale and John Cusack’s romantic movie in 2001.
Time to come clean: it takes me a lot of time to write a blog post. Researching, writing, and browsing about absolutely unrelated topics consume my time. But it has a bright side: another blog post. (With luck, I could probably write it in less time. There’s the nagging voice again: it’s about habit not… [Read More]
I started the year having much interest with personal finance especially now that I have a customized financial spreadsheet; tracking expenses and investment is less tedious. It’s time to develop the habit of updating (and don’t forget: backing up the files). And I will do so with appealing numbers—high interest rates of TFSA (Tax-Free Savings… [Read More]
I had a holiday rush these past few weeks. It’s not about gifts. (I’m still frugal yet wiser. I dealt with gift shopping faster than last year.) I signed up for an invaluable task with a deadline: organizing files in fancy folders complete with labels and envelopes. Not everyone has the time and the spirit… [Read More]