The following article is a guest post by Barry Choi, a passionate DIY investor with no formal financial training.  When not finding more ways to save cash and manage his investments, Barry is a Director for CityTV Toronto.  Barry can also…

Just in time for Canada Day and Independence Day celebrations!   While this is first and foremost a personal finance and investing site, you might already know by now I enjoy beer.  Why not a post about discount beers?  I…

A few weeks ago, I read about a sad financial story in The Star.  After winning $10.5 million nine years ago thanks to a winning Lotto Super 7 ticket, Sharon Tirabassi is now almost living paycheque to paycheque. The article…

Recently, my wife and I went to the movie theatre to watch Skyfall, the new James Bond flick.  It’s been some time since we had a night out at the movies and the latest installment in the Bond series seemed…

I’ve been a loyal BlackBerry user for over three years now but I’m feeling the urge to switch phones.  The urge comes with seeing newer technology on the market, smartphones with faster processors, more features and better browsing experiences.  It’s…

Plain and simple question:  What would you do with $1,000? This $1,000 is lying on the street, figuratively.  It is totally found money.  You found it, you picked it up and you put it in your pocket.  No strings attached.…