Updates: November 24-30

Black Friday deals, Cyber Monday deals, great financial blogs, great personal finance blogs, personal finance
Another Black Friday come and gone, another day in which I spent $0 on Black Friday deals. Perhaps it’s the fact I live in Canada and most of the best Black Friday deals are in the US, but it’s just a day I’ve learned to treat like any other. In fact, I was reading yesterday about the economic case for ignoring Black Friday, at least in terms of what it tells us about consumer spending....

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Updates: November 17-23

my Dad's surprise party, birthday party, party hat, great financial blogs, personal finance, finance blogs
Today, I have to wish my Dad a Happy Birthday! Given the magnitude of the milestone (it ends in ‘0’), I decided to travel the few hours back to my hometown and surprise him for the weekend! As I struggle to build a fire in their wood burning stove, I remember all the little things you can take for granted in the city. Sure, my parents have electric heating, but it sure is more fun (and...

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Updates: Nov 10 – 16

winter, staying indoors, blog reads, Nov 10 - 16,weekend ski getaway, ski trip, ski resort
With the holiday on Monday, it was a fast and furious week! Sorry to our Ontario readers who don’t get Nov 11 off, but at least winter break is not far off – and the weather is starting to act like it. Combat the frosty temperatures by staying in doors and curling up with some great blog reads! Photo Credit via Flickr   Suburban Finance looks at choosing your method of payment –...

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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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