Choosing my new phone company (Telus vs. Wind)

Hidden cell phone phone fees,phone bills, choosing my new phone, phone bills
Living in Canada, expensive cell phone plans are the norm. For the past three years, I’ve paid approximately $70 including tax for my plan with Telus Mobility. It makes me cringe to read about some of the things you can do down in the US, like Mr. Money Mustache’s $10 iPhone plan. However, we do what we can. The last time I renewed my contract with Telus, various discount carriers such...

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Posted in: Minimalism and Frugality

Updates: Nov 2 – 9

Remembrance Day, financial blogs, personal finance articles
I’ve only been back to work one week and already it’s time for a long weekend, not a bad deal! It’s Remembrance Day in Canada on November 11 to commemorate Canadians who have lost their lives in past wars. While it’s a statutory holiday in Canada, there was much debate at work as to whether the US got the day off. I’ve determined that it is Veterans Day on Monday down...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates

Updates: Oct 26 – Nov 1

European trip, Prague, personal financial blogs, finance blogs to read, finance blogs, personal finance
I’m back! The European trip wrapped up earlier this week, so you’re stuck with me for the updates again. Every time I travel, it momentarily inspires me to put more effort in to learning languages. When I travel to a place, I want to be a local. I hate most touristy things and despise being thought of as a tourist. I have perfected the covert map check, just so I don’t stand out. A...

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Posted in: Weekly Updates

Top 10 side jobs – #6: Event Security

Event Security, side job
Welcome to a new ten part series at the Outlier Model on the Top 10 Side Jobs available to the average person.  Please check out our intro post and tune in every Wednesday as we count down to #1! This week’s job goes back to the event style side jobs. You could try a special event customer service role, or if being nice and cheerful isn’t your thing, then you can be solitary and intimidating...

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Posted in: Career and Work
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