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Black Friday

It’s amazing how quickly Black Friday has grown to dominate our shopping patterns—and our lives!   Being Canadian, I hadn’t even heard of Black Friday in my growing up, nor my main parenting years. It’s connected to the U.S. Thanksgiving, the Friday between the...

It’s “My Day”

Apparently today (as I write this) is International Men’s Day. Did you know it? I wouldn’t have, had the morning news not mentioned it. They were as surprised to read that on their teleprompter as I was to hear it. Why we need International Men’s Day, I’m not sure....

We are a sorry, polarized lot

Our recent election exposed how polarized we are. Quebec endorses a party that will promote their interests, the Maritimes will not forgive Harper’s treatment of their region, nor will the prairies forgive the Trudeaus’ (both of them) treatment of their region. Our...

Building your credit score

In the last blog post, we talked about the variety of credit scores out there and the muddle that that reflects.   The bottom line, however, is that they all work generally the same and the process for building your score is the same, regardless. What applies to one,...