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8 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a Used Car

 Hey Everyone! I have a great post today from  David, the founder of CarUnderstand. He's offered to share some insights into buying a used car and how to avoid some of the mistakes we all make. Owning a car is a privilege because you can get to many places without...
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What Would You Do If You Saw A Kid Literally Throw Away Money?

This past weekend we had a boys day where 3 generations of us boys (Grandpa, my son and I) go out for a burger and hang out. This day had us end up in a lower income area (to quote my police officer friend "You shouldn't go in that area"). Never the less, grandpa...
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Net Worth and Financial Freedom Update May 2017

Net Worth and Financial Freedom Update: May 2017 Welcome to my financial freedom report. This is where I go back over the numbers from the past month and see how things went. I realize that what you focus on expands. So I am making a point to introduce a few new parts...
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What A Concussion Taught Me About Life and Money

Back in December I was playing one of my usual back-to-back games of hockey (I point this out to feel like less of a "money nerd" and more "jock-ish"... it's not working too well). Like every other game I fell (not so jock-ish). After 30 years of playing the game I‘ve...
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Burn Your Mortgage Quick Review and Giveaway

I have a great giveaway for you today. I was lucky enough to get a copy of Sean Cooper's Burn Your Mortgage. While I no longer have a mortgage to worry about I did find this book to be a very useful guide to buying a house in Canada and paying it off faster than most....
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